Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 55438
Running kisdndock in Gnome causes X-logins to fail
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:37:54 EDT
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Description of problem:
Since there is no isdn-dialer for Gnome (that I have found), I have to use
kisdndock. This works, except that kisdndock changes the owner of my
.ICEauthority-file to root.root, causing that I can't login in X anymore,
until i change the ownership of that file back to mylogin.mylogin. When
starting kisdndock as root, everything works OK (I guess it's ok that
root's files are owned by root ;-). It also works fine in KDE, OR when I
have logged in with KDE, logged out, and then in again with Gnome.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Login using the Gnome desktop environment
Actual Results: It's impossible to log in in X. X attempts to start, but
resets and falls back to the login prompt. I think this is because of
kisdndock having changed the ownership of ~/mylogin/.ICEauthority to
root.root, with read and write for owner at the only set permissions. At
least it works again when i change the ownership of this file back.
Expected Results: I should have been able to log in just as usual.
There ought to be a simple isdn-dialer for Gnome as well as for KDE.
did you start kisdndock as root? if yes, please try to start it as noonroot, i
hope this should work
I first started it as myself, and then kisdndock changed the ownership of my
.ICEauthority to root.root, so I couldn't log in the next time i tried. When I
start kisdndock as root, it works fine... Kisdndock _itself_ works fine if I
start it as myself as well, but as I said, it changes the permissions on
.ICEauthority so I can't log in until I change it back. If I log in with KDE, it
works fine both ways. Something is not working right when running kisdndock in
Gnome. When I do this, kisdndock demands that .ICEauthority is owned by root.
(..and that is what causes the problem, as far as I can understand.)
it's fixed in 7.3 release
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