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When I go to log in this error code appears:

Could not update ICDauthority file /home/james/.ICEauthority

I have tried using chown james:james /home/james/.ICEauthority followed by chmod 644 /home/james/.ICEauthority in the root menu, but this was unsuccessful.

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You can remove the file and reboot. The system will recreate the file with the user permissions that is used to logon.

I have seen this happen when I used root access on my home directory where the system sets the permissions of the file to root and the user then (ofcourse) can not set these back.

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