Sddm-greeterrc: not writable

While using Manjaro KDE Minimal Stable, before the login screen, today I got:

Imgur

Configuration file “/var/lib/sddm/.config/sddm-greeter” not writable. Please contact your system administrator.

The root cause is that .config is owned by root, instead of sddm.

Work-around:
sudo chown -R sddm:sddm /var/lib/sddm/.config

1 Like

Got this one today too. Thanks for the fix!

Worse than the problem itself is the ‘windowsy’ message to contact your system administrator, I assumed the message which itself should be considered a bug is printed by sddm but I cannot find the string in the sddm package. Any idea where that message might be coming from?

This topic was automatically closed 2 days after the last reply. New replies are no longer allowed.