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Re: update to fedora 10



On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 15:16 +1030, Tim wrote:
> Tim:
> >>> What's the permissions of the /tmp directory?  I've seen that sort
> >>> of thing in prior releases, because there was a problem there.
> >>>
> >>> [tim suspishus ~]$ ls -dl /tmp
> >>> drwxrwxrwt 53 root root 4096 2009-03-03 01:01 /tmp
> 
> 
> Craig White:
> > since user 'root' is OK, I suspect that you probably are having an
> > issue with older settings and you can temporarily move them out of the
> > way...
> 
> Just going off on a tangent - when I noticed this issue, several Fedora
> releases ago, thanks to the /tmp permissions that I mention, root could
> still log in (graphically), but users couldn't.  I expect because root
> could still create the files it wanted in the way that it wanted them.
----
and it made a lot of sense when you suggested it but he verified that
up-thread.

Craig


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