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Old 10-17-2011, 08:12 AM   #1
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KDE was unable to start


I was using Slackware for 2 days , and today appeared first problem... When i logged in it prompts me a message box with following text (or something like that :S):
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The following installation problem was detected while trying to start KDE.
No write access to /home/darkizzwow/
KDE WAS UNABLE TO START.
Anyone help me ? ty!
 
Old 10-17-2011, 08:23 AM   #2
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Hello,

Follow what it says; Navigate to /home, and look at the permissions of your home directory, making sure that you have write access. If you do, yet you are still getting this message, then start troubleshooting... But for now, can you verify if you do or do not have write access?

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Josh
 
Old 10-17-2011, 08:43 AM   #3
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how to see permissions ? ls -l ?
 
Old 10-17-2011, 09:26 AM   #4
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ls -al
 
Old 10-17-2011, 10:52 AM   #5
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This is my output :
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drwxr-xr-x  4  root  root  4096   Oct   15  13:56  ./
drwxr-xr-x  21  root  root  4096  Oct   15  16:47  ../
drwxr-xr-x  18  root  root  4096  Mar   24  2011  darkizzwow/
drwxr-xr-x  2  root  root  4096   Feb   28  2011  ftp/
Thankyou!
 
Old 10-17-2011, 12:02 PM   #6
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Your user account should have owner and group set to your user name. This should fix it - run as root:

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chown darkizzwow:darkizzwow /home/darkizzwow
But it might be worth checking the rest of the contents of your home folder:

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find /home/darkizzwow -not -user darkizzwow
find /home/darkizzwow -not -group darkizzwow
There may be a few files, that's normal, but should not be not many.
 
Old 10-17-2011, 12:20 PM   #7
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Hell yeah! That helped me! Thank you SecretCode! This thread is solved!
 
Old 10-17-2011, 01:16 PM   #8
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Glad it helped!
 
  


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