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Old 10-27-2010, 08:19 AM   #1
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could not update ICEauthority file /var/lib/gdm.ICEauthority


hi to all,

i am using fedora11 64 bit.My problem is,today morning i start the computer,then an error raised.
i.e
could not update ICEauthority file /var/lib/gdm. ICEauthority

actually yesterday ,i changed the permissions of /gdm file,with this command
i.e chmod -R 777 /var/lib/gdm

plz help me, my system is not working now...
how can i solve this problem with out loss of any data.


Thanks in advance..
 
Old 10-27-2010, 09:29 AM   #2
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Nothing to do with Networking. Moved to Linux - Newbie.
 
Old 04-18-2012, 12:02 AM   #3
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This did the trick.
Code:
sudo chown -R root:root /var/lib/gdm/

Last edited by TheIndependentAquarius; 04-18-2012 at 01:59 AM. Reason: see acid's 3rd post
 
Old 04-18-2012, 01:45 AM   #4
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Really?? 4000+ posts and you're necroposting?
 
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Huh!

This has been discussed in suggestions and feedback forum for the n number of times.
We are allowed to necropost if the post helps.
 
Old 04-18-2012, 01:55 AM   #6
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yeah, but not everything under /var should be owned by root. user mbox files etc.
 
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:57 AM   #7
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Now, that's something on topic, and thanks for the information.
I'll correct my above post.
 
  


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