Cannot Start X: No ICE Sockets

Fabian Nowak timystery at
Tue Oct 4 18:46:54 CEST 2005

Am Dienstag, den 04.10.2005, 09:26 -0700 schrieb Rich Shepard:
>    This is something that just came up on a ThinkPad running Xfce-4.2.1: X
> will not start because there are no ICE sockets found.
>    I've not before encountered this issue with xfce. What could be the cause
> and how do I fix it?
> TIA,
> Rich

see if you have write adminssion to
~/.ICEauthority, /tmp, /tmp/.xfsm-ICE*, /tmp/.ICE-unix

using kuser with sudo sometimes resets the permissions.

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