[Techtalk] gnome trouble update.... lost gnome...

Liz Young liz at kandew.net
Mon Aug 26 07:27:15 EST 2002

On Sunday 25 August 2002 05:16 pm, /dev/null wrote:
> On Monday 26 August 2002 00:45, Liz Young wrote:
> > The GUI way In KDE Control Center:
> > System -> Login Manager (must be Root), add a New Type called
> > "gnome-session".  Log out, and it should appear on the session
> > options in KDM.
> >
> > Liz
> hi liz,
> thanks, i'll try it...
> i've not had success with this before though - would you happen to
> know why? what happens is i've got scripts for all of the different
> display managers in /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions but some of them, including
> Gnome, aren't executable... i chmod them all to 755 but when i reboot
> i find that gnome, sawfish and fluxbox (which i installed myself)
> arent executable... i remember trying this one before with fluxbox...
> do you have any idea what might cause this?...

More questions :-)  Are you running gdm or kdm?  What distro?  That 
sounds like a default security setting that gets set on start-up.  What 
are the permissions on the gdm folder? 


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