Mate error on mint 13

Mate error on mint 13

Postby spandey on Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:53 am

My is booting to tty1. while loking at boot messages I saw this :

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mdm[1341]: WARNING: mdm_config_parse: Authdir /var/lib/mdm does not exist. Aborting.
mdm_config_parse: Authdir /var/lib/mdm does not exist. Aborting.


any ideas what does it actually means?
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Re: Mate error on mint 13

Postby nomko on Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:38 am

spandey wrote:My is booting to tty1. while loking at boot messages I saw this :

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mdm[1341]: WARNING: mdm_config_parse: Authdir /var/lib/mdm does not exist. Aborting.
mdm_config_parse: Authdir /var/lib/mdm does not exist. Aborting.


any ideas what does it actually means?


My first reaction? This folder does not exist: /var/lib/mdm as noted in the errormessage: /var/lib/mdm does not exist.

To check if this folder exist or not, open a terminal and type or copy/paste the following command:
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sudo ls /var/lib/mdm

Post the output of this command here.
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Re: Mate error on mint 13

Postby spandey on Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:10 am

The directory do exist.
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