Re: Trying to fix a stupid mistake
- From: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- To: "Rooty D'Qt" <rooty_dqt yahoo com>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Trying to fix a stupid mistake
- Date: 12 Dec 2000 17:52:29 -0500
"Rooty D'Qt" <rooty_dqt yahoo com> writes:
> I am a linux newbie and, in my infinite wisdom (don't
> laugh anybody) I decided to change ALL of the
> permissions on my machine. Yes, I did say all.
> It took me a day or two to figure out how to fix
> whatever I'd done, and now I can do anything I need to
> from the command line. GNOME sorta loads... I can get
> just past the login screen, where I am faced with a
> sea of blue.
> When I ran linuxconf to see if there were any other
> file permissions to be changed, nothing came up.
> However, there has to be something I haven't done, or
> GNOME would work.
> Does anyone have any ideas?
Reinstall - you are royally screwed.
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