Ticket #1161 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

Xauthority shouldn't be in ~

Reported by: quentin Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: Precise Release
Component: -- Keywords:
Cc: Fixed in version:
Upstream bug:

Description

Precise puts Xauthority in ~/.Xauthority, which means you can't launch any apps when AFS is sad.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by andersk

Apparently there’s a lightdm.conf option for this:

[LightDM]
user-authority-in-system-dir=true

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by jdreed

  • Status changed from new to committed

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by jdreed

  • Status changed from committed to development

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by jdreed

Appears to work:

       joeuser@JDREED-VMWARE-4:~$ echo $XAUTHORITY                              
       /var/run/lightdm/joeuser/xauthority                                      
       joeuser@JDREED-VMWARE-4:~$                                               

comment:5 Changed 9 years ago by jdreed

  • Status changed from development to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed
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