[nSLUG] .Xauthority and communal directory

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Mon Aug 16 13:32:41 ADT 2010


On 08/16/2010 01:17 PM, Eri Ramos Bastos wrote:
> Thanks, Ben.
>
> OK, tried that now. Same issue.
>
> I noticed one thing now: The .Xauthority file is not created at all:
>
> $ ls -lha
> total 16K
> drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 4.0K Aug 16 13:13 .
> drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4.0K Jun 24 12:43 ..
> -rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 2.2K Aug  6 15:31 .bashrc
>    

If . is /home/common, then you have the same problem as with /tmp. the 
permissions are too liberal.

Ben




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