I often get an error saying
unable to update ICE authority.
Is there a way out of this?
Here is Solutions:
We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first solution because it is tested & true solution that will 100% work for you.
It’s possible that you were using a graphical application running as root that has updated your ICE Authority file with root permissions.
Try the following in a terminal session:
sudo chown $USER:$USER .ICEauthority sudo chmod 0644 .ICEauthority
I found this was the cause of my issue, quoting bosniamaj
I know it’s been quite long when this question was submitted, but I had this problem today. I finally completely replaced my Win7 with Ubuntu 12.10 and this made me think about my decision.
But, after unsuccessfully trying many things I found on the internet, I found out with ls -l /home that the owner of my /home/username wasn’t username:username but something else.
So, I changed it with sudo chown username:username /home/username, hit ctrl+alt+F7 to go back to the ordinary login screen and logged in successfully.
I hope this can help you too, or anyone else who faces similar problems.
Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂