x11/gnome2 fails to start (permission problemi - TESTED)
nunotex at freeshell.org
Thu Jan 6 15:15:01 PST 2005
Hello to all,
Yes, Your're right! It's documented in UPDATING.
Sorry for the noise. Next time I will be more carefull and read first
before I act.
Thanks very much,
On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 11:30:55PM +0100, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 10:26:41PM +0000, Nuno Teixeira wrote:
> > [5-STABLE]
> > Hello to all,
> > I use icewm as default wm. Today I compiled gnome2 to give it a try and
> > I received the error below:
> > =====
> > _IceTransmkdir: ERROR: euid != 0,directory /tmp/.ICE-unix will not be created.
> > _IceTransSocketUNIXCreateListener: mkdir(/tmp/.ICE-unix) failed, errno = 2
> > _IceTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to create listener for local
> > ** (gnome-session:972): WARNING **: Cannot establish any listening sockets
> > waiting for X server to shut down
> > =====
> > My first thought is a permission problem same as firefox a few weeks
> > ago, so I login as root, startx gnome2 and exit. Now, gnome2 starts ok
> > with my user.
> > Can anyone checked this out?
> > If you got gnome2 working ok as a regular user, please try the following
> > setup:
> > (as root; console mode):
> > # rm -r /tmp/.X11-unix/
> > # rm -r /tmp/.ICE-unix/
> > (as a regular user):
> > $ startx (gnome2)
> > I got the same error everytime I do this.
> Read the 20041229 entry in /usr/ports/UPDATING - it probably applies to
> <Insert your favourite quote here.>
> Erik Trulsson
> ertr1013 at student.uu.se
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