[Wine] "User's $HOME/.dmrc file is being ignored" after compilation

PleegWat pleegwat at telfort.nl
Wed Oct 8 12:12:34 CDT 2008

Fazer wrote:
> Each time I compile Wine and restart Ubuntu (8.04), there's an error just after I log in:
> "User's $HOME/.dmrc file is being ignored. This prevents the default session and language from being saved. File should be owned by user and have 644 permissions. User's $HOME directory must be owned by user and not writable by other users."
> These commands fix this, but when I recompile Wine, the bug's back again. What is going on?
> Code:
> sudo chmod 755 /home
> sudo chmod 755 /home/user
> sudo chmod 644 /home/user/.dmrc
> sudo chown user.user /home/user
> sudo chown user.user /home/user/.dmrc

Actually what's wrong with the files? Which part of the requirement is 
being broken?

Check (or paste) the output of:

stat /home/user
stat /home/user/.dmrc

Also, in what directory are you compiling wine, and where are the 
sources coming from?


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