Sddm-greeterrc: not writable

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


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

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

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


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?

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