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Re: Permission issues - operator error?




Richard Owlett wrote:
> I'm assuming operator problem as I get same symptoms on:
>     two laptops each running different Debian releases (6.8, 9.1).
>       [both using MATE desktop]
>     two different media (32Gb USB flash, 240 Gb USB SSD).
>
> Logged in as 'richard' I use Gparted (providing root password) to 
> repartition the drive. As I'm diagnosing problems I do a power off/on 
> cycle to force a cold boot.
>
> After login in as either 'richard' or 'root' permissions are displayed 
> as "could not be determined".

Sounds like maybe UID issues between the installs.


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