Error: Could not update ICEauthority file /var/lib/gdm/.ICEauthority
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 Service Pack 1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1
- AutoYaST deployments (but does not happen every time)
- Including the pulseaudio-gdm-hooks package in the installation
Resolution for the error is to correct the permissions on the directory /var/lib/gdm:
chown gdm:gdm /var/lib/gdm
The correct permissions/ownership settings should then look like:
localhost:~ # ls -ld /var/lib/gdm/
drwxr-x--- 11 gdm gdm 4096 2010-08-12 17:42 /var/lib/gdm/
Bug submitted to add %attr(0750, gdm, gdm) to the /var/lib/gdm line in the pulseaudio-gdm-hooks spec file.
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- Document ID:7006641
- Creation Date: 16-Aug-2010
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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