[SATLUG] chown prob

herb cee hc at lookcee.com
Thu Jun 24 20:35:13 CDT 2010

On 06/24/2010 08:05 PM, redpill wrote:
> err sorry for the typo thats supposed to be sudo chown userid:groupid
> ~/.ICEauthority. That said if your userid is herb then the groupid
> should be herb, for buntu systems that is.
> Todd
> On Thu, 2010-06-24 at 17:29 -0500, redpill wrote:
>> I have had the same thing happen to my buntu system from time to time.
>> what i ussually do is the following
>> sudo chown userid:userid ~/.ICEauthority.
>> the logout and in again
>> if that dosent work then just
>> sudo rm .ICEauthority
>> logout log back in.  Gnome will recreate the ICE authority file if it
>> isnt there.
>> also the reason why you cant create a file in the .gvfs folder is
>> because that is reserved for mounting your  samba shares and the like.
>> Todd
Thanks Robert & Todd. That sorted me out and when I got the owner set 
and resarted it cured the ICEauthority error.. Problems solved, 
knowledge increased.

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