[kde-linux] Lost shutdown and restart button from user, kde session

Alan Rubin alan at rubin.org.uk
Sat Nov 18 18:58:46 UTC 2006

Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>

> Hmm, since it works as root:
> check the permissions of the control pipe
> here on my system it is /var/run/xdmctl/xdmctl-:0
> Should be owned user:root when logged in as "user"
> Cheers,
> Kevin

Thanks Kevin!

In fact /var/run/xdmctl/xdmctl-:0 was user:root

but curiously the permissions for /var were  rwx------

I have changed them to rwxr-xr-x and I have the buttons back.


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