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Bug 177294 - blinken clobbers /etc/X11/fs/config
blinken clobbers /etc/X11/fs/config
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdeedu (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2006-01-09 02:16 EST by Enrique Perez-Terron
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: kdeedu-3.5.8
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Last Closed: 2007-11-17 18:05:43 EST
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Description Enrique Perez-Terron 2006-01-09 02:16:30 EST
Description of problem:
Running "blinken" as root (logged in as root) clobbers /etc/X11/fs/config
(saves a copy as "config.bak", and writes some binary data in a new "config".

Logging out and back in, gdm is unable to run the greeter. No login is possible 
except at the vt.

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How reproducible:
tried twice in a row. Each time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Log in as root
2.play blinken
3.log out and back in.

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Comment 1 Christian Iseli 2007-01-22 06:21:17 EST
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?

Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2007-11-17 18:05:43 EST
no feedback, closing.

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