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Old 07-28-2006, 02:59 PM   #1
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applications hang


I am using Mandriva 2006, but I had the same experience with Debian. KDE seems unstable.

When I start some applications they do not start. Some of them need a restart of Mandriva to start working like Konqueror and "configure your desktop" and some like firefox do not start at all. KDE do not shows any message.


when I start from command line usr/bin/mozilla-firefox:

can't write to 'home/user/tmp/orbit-user', ORB init failed
aborting...
/usr/lib/mozilla-firefox-1.0.6/run-mozilla.sh: line 159: 8737 Aborted "$prog" ${1+


What to do? Thank you in advance.
 
Old 07-30-2006, 02:36 PM   #2
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Make your user the owner of your home directory. Somehow you much
have managed to screw up permissions.

Do (as root):
chown -R user /home/user
chmod -R u+rwX /home/user
and see whether that fixes (some of) your problems.


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