Re: cure for error meaages: call to lnusertemp failed (temporary directories full?). check your installation.
On Wednesday 27 October 2010 15:45:01 Camaleón wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Oct 2010 15:19:21 +0100, Lisi wrote:
> > I did a new installation on a friend's computer. All went well until I
> > tried to copy over his old data and config files from the old hard
> > drive. Since then I cannot log in as I end up getting the message:
> > <quote>
> > call to lnusertemp failed (temporary directories full?). check your
> > installation.
> > </quote>
> > I can login at the command line as root, and can login in as a second
> > user I created. For now he is running as the second user without access
> > to his old files.
> Have you tried by moving/renaming (_not_ deleting) the faulty user
> "~/.kde4" (or "~/.gnome2") folder and relogin again? Making this will
> "reset" KDE (or GNOME) settings for that user.
Thanks - certainly worth trying before doing anything more drastic.