I have a number of client machines, all running Ubuntu, and recently upgraded to 13.04. I also have a Slackware-based server which includes an nfs service.
What I am aiming to do is to have access to all my documents from any client. I have copied my entire
$HOME directory to the fileserver. I have used
usermod -d to set my home directory to the appropriate area on the server. I use
autofs to mount remote directories, so the full path is
If I log in via a text console, all is fine - my files are accessible and writable. However, if I log in via desktop, I get an error:
Could not update ICEauthority file with the full path/filename for the .ICEauthority file.
I have ensured that ownership and priveledges/permissions on the file are correct. I have tried deleting the file, I have tried creating an empty file from a text console - I still get the error.
Either I have to find a way of getting past this error, or find a way to change my
$HOME after login (from my
Can anyone help me?