On Thursday 15 January 2004 04:28 pm, Jonathan Chen wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 04:25:35PM -0600, Andrew L. Gould wrote:
> > On Thursday 15 January 2004 04:23 pm, Jonathan Chen wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 04:15:35PM -0600, Andrew L. Gould wrote:
> > > > On Thursday 15 January 2004 04:12 pm, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > > > > On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 03:39:08PM -0600, Andrew L. Gould wrote:
> > > > > > If I'm trying to open the pdf file as a normal user, I get the
> > > > > > following message:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > "There was an error opening this document. A temporary file could
> > > > > > not be opened."
> > > > > >
> > > > > > If I run acroread or xpdf as root, I can open the files fine.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Any ideas?
> > > > >
> > > > > Check the permissions on /tmp -- should be mode 1777.
> > > > >
> > > > >       Cheers,
> > > > >
> > > > >       Matthew
> > > >
> > > > The permissions for /tmp are 1777 owned by root:wheel.
> > >
> > > What about /var/tmp?
> >
> > The same: 1777 owned by root:wheel.
>
> Hmm, about the only other thing I can think of is check whether there's
> enough disk-space available on the filesystems of both the directories
> /tmp and /var/tmp.
>
> Cheers.

Both /tmp and /var are in the same mounted device as /.  'df -h' reports 1.6GB 
available in /.

Thanks,

Andrew




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