[kwlug-help] Loss due to a chown and permissions change on .ICEauthority file
pinecone at kw.igs.net
Thu Aug 18 22:53:11 EDT 2011
On 18/08/2011 10:33 PM, unsolicited wrote:
> I can't answer your question specifically, but have you tried running
> a LiveCD? (Kubuntu / Ubuntu / whatever you have to hand.)
Good idea. I may have an old one lying about.
> It would at least let you poke about in a gui you may be more
> comfortable with.
> With a live cd up, you'll be able to mount your hard drive and poke
> all about.
> Personally, easiest way for that I find is:
> - start a console
> - sudo bash -
> - mkdir /sda1 (or whatever your disk/partition is)
> - mount /dev/sda1 /sda1
> At that point you can go back to the gui, and browse all about /sda1 -
> under there it being what you would normally see if you directly
> booted your computer.
Where would that stuff be, any resources you can point to?
> Hopefully you can repair your gui far enough to boot to an environment
> you're comfortable with.
> Good luck.
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