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bug#16104: Desktop Linux Mint 15 Olivia is broken due to chmod permissio
bug#16104: Desktop Linux Mint 15 Olivia is broken due to chmod permission changes
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:47:05 -0500
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I found this web site -
- to learn a terminal command to change permission to a usr/share/
folder so I could install a pidgin theme folder in pidgin directory but,
obviously, without knowing what I was doing, Mint 15 got broken with that.
I entered the following command:
sudo chmod -R u-x,g-x,o-rwx usr/share/
And now booting Mint will give me gibberish dialog windows in an empty
Either Nemo or Cinnamon is not working correctly and I would like to
restore it back to its original setup.
I'm guessing the way to fix this is enter a command restoring all
permissions to default in "drop to root shell prompt" in recovery mode.
Thankfully, I have also Ubuntu 13 installed in the same desktop PC so I
could write this message, because Mint 15 is totally unusable.
How do I fix this or where do I ask for help?
Thanks for reading and hope to hear from you soon.
- bug#16104: Desktop Linux Mint 15 Olivia is broken due to chmod permission changes,