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Alfriadox closed this Sep 16, 2015 Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Perhaps this got all screwed up because you installed a package with bad perms. Sign in to comment Contact GitHub API Training Shop Blog About © 2016 GitHub, Inc. Thank You, My Blog: https://forums.opensuse.org/blogs/jdmcdaniel3/ Software efficiency halves every 18 months, thus compensating for Moore's Law Its James again from Austin, Texas Reply With Quote 23-Mar-2011,19:37 #9 malcolmlewis View Profile View http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-move/cannot-move-old-log-file-var-log-xorg-1-log-to-var-log-xorg-1-log-old.html

Visit the following links: Site Howto | Site FAQ | Sitemap | Register Now If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. Arch Linux HomePackagesForumsWikiBugsAURDownload Index Rules Search Register Login You are not logged in. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. scybord View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by scybord 05-25-2008, 05:23 PM #4 T3slider Senior Member Registered: Jul 2007 Distribution:

Skip to content Ignore Learn more Please note that GitHub no longer supports old versions of Firefox. I'll know next time to follow Roger's advice and copy a file first as root before changing its permissions. LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware X11 Royally screwed up permissions. Select Articles, Forum, or Blog.

However, when copying using "cp" from the command line, you must add the -p switch to the command to preserve permissions. Graphics mode is still mot working for me... -.- Oh well. Since I couldn't see what was in /mnt/manjaro/home (so that I could copy the '.mozilla' file and paste it in Siduction /home to replace the one that was there I did Alfriadox commented Sep 14, 2015 Is there something to be done to do this without manually deleting logs?

See also # https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=263789 # http://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/suexec.html # #/usr/sbin/suexec2 root:root 4755 # setuid bit on Xorg is only needed if no display manager, ie startx # is used. ptafflogic Linux - Security 4 10-31-2004 04:28 PM File permissions and ownership all screwed up Haiyadragon Linux - General 6 09-20-2004 02:09 PM I screwed up royally with Gnome help Craneology I'm too new at this to be able to figure it out. https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=134148 Already have an account?

The safer option here would have been to copy it as root from inside siduction, then chown after moving. STARHARVEST View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries View LQ Wiki Contributions Find More Posts by STARHARVEST 05-25-2008, 11:32 PM #9 scybord LQ Newbie So with that in mind I'd say "Yes" its pretty important. 02-17-2009,11:37 AM #9 HackSign View Profile View Forum Posts Just burned his ISO Join Date Oct 2008 Posts 3 Originally Eric Layton V.T.

stating to shutdown on me tonight .... I have NEVER started X as root. Password Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

but now i get this Code: startx xauth: creating new authority file /root/.serverauth.3086 Fatal server error: Cannot move old log file ("/var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "/var/log/Xorg.0.log.old" giving up. his comment is here However, when copying using "cp" from the command line, you must add the -p switch to the command to preserve permissions. Do I need to chmod my permissions? OOOPS!

Now, I most often am reloading the video driver after doing a kernel update, which I do right after a complete restart. Originally Posted by [email protected] You may think its stupid but when you are posting online sometimes spelling, grammar and thought put into the content of your posts is the only thing You are likely to be ignored, or written off as a loser, if you: * post your question to a forum where it's off topic * post a very elementary question this contact form You signed in with another tab or window.

For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. shadowsnipes View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by shadowsnipes 05-25-2008, 06:58 PM #6 STARHARVEST Member Registered: Nov 2005 Location: Russia, Searching on-line I did find a solution, but the actual problem was a BAD dvd.

i don't remember installing any packages recently..hmm scybord View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by scybord 05-25-2008, 11:42 PM #10

I re-installed Siduction this time on sdc12(/) and sdc13(/home). Can't startx so a few days ago something happened (no idea what) and i couldn't startx on user accounts, only root. To solve this issue, in a crosh shell use sudo rm /tmp/Xorg.crouton.1.log then try again, or you can just restart your chromebook that will also clear the /tmp folder. Topics: Active | Unanswered Index »Newbie Corner »[SOLVED] Sudo and seteuid issues Pages: 1 #1 2012-01-22 19:37:52 cubisttriangle Member Registered: 2012-01-22 Posts: 11 [SOLVED] Sudo and seteuid issues A couple of

Posting in the Forums implies acceptance of the Terms and Conditions. Thanks! I guess on each reboot, this file would set that same bit. http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-move/cannot-move-old-log-file-xorg-0-log.html Last edited by cubisttriangle (2012-01-22 22:45:03) Offline #2 2012-01-22 22:22:12 smudge Member Registered: 2011-03-20 Posts: 141 Re: [SOLVED] Sudo and seteuid issues Try, in a terminal:whereis Xorg Xorg: /usr/bin/Xorg /usr/share/man/man1/Xorg.1.gz ls

Thanks! However, this makes only sence on a 'real' installation, I think. fixvesa -> startx 01-06-2009,05:24 AM #7 The MoD View Profile View Forum Posts Just burned his ISO Join Date Sep 2008 Posts 12 never tested 'fixvesa'. 01-06-2009,11:54 AM #8 Amlord1 View