Error: Could not update ICEauthority file /var/lib/gdm/.ICEauthority
This document (7006641) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document.
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.
This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.
- Document ID:7006641
- Creation Date: 16-Aug-2010
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
For questions or concerns with the SUSE Knowledgebase please contact: email@example.com