Monday, 23 June 2008

mkdtemp: private socket dir: Permission denied

Probelm:

/etc/gdm/Xsession: Beginning session setup... mkdtemp: private socket dir: Permission denied



Solution:

A quick

sudo chmod a+w /tmp

fixed it.

4 comments:

  1. Thank you. You nailed it.

    --ron

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thank you

    I couldn't get pass my startup screen in ubuntu 8.10 - but with this command - everything works thanks

    ReplyDelete
  3. thank you.. solved my issue

    ReplyDelete
  4. Don't forget to chmod +t /tmp

    ReplyDelete