[K12OSN] Weird GNOME stuff
jonathan at shuttleworthfoundation.org
Thu Jun 17 16:04:39 UTC 2004
Lewis Holcroft wrote:
> At last I can give some input. Though I will also state I may be wrong.
> This has happened to me several times and each time it is a result of
> file permissions being incorrect. Not knowing what the windows in
> questions do I can't solve your problem. But I can suggest a test.
> Add a new directory in your home folder "mkdir test", you should now
> be able to see the folder. Now log in as root and change ownership of
> the folder to be owned by root "chown root /home/yourfolder/test". Log
> back in as yourself. Does the folder have the wierd icon now? If so
> change the ownership back. As root "chown yourlogin /home/yourhome/test"
> If that was the problem, it's time to go see who owns the folder that
> are giving you problems.
Nope, it does not seem to be a permissions problem. It even does it to
new users. Although, root can log in perfectly, so perhaps it could be a
permissions problem of some kind...
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