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Old 01-06-2004, 03:58 PM   #1
nudeatom
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KDE 3.1 wont start at login, but only for one user



I am running mandrake 9.2 at home, I have 2 users set up on the machine, myself and my better half.
when she tries to login and start KDE 3.1 she gets the following error message:-
Could not start KDE.
No Write access to /home/bex/.ICEauthority



ICEWM starts alright but KDE apps, eg Kmail wont work, the interprocess settings are wrong or something.
Any help will be most appreciated.

 
Old 01-07-2004, 04:26 PM   #2
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hmm is bex your better half login name?

It sounds definately like a permissions problem... perhaps their directory was set up as root access or something...

become root... look at your home dir ls -l
and note the group and owner of files..
do the same with your better halfs home dir...and see if that is where the problem lies.

Gary
 
  


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