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I get the line Home Directory / Not Ours repeated about 30 times when i boot Debian.

This has recently started happening since i did an update where everything was stuffed up. eg. Gnome and gdm3 uninstalled and a whole lot of other things.

is the best thing to do to reinstall Debian?

Help Needed.

PS. Would like not to reinstall.

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Probably, the ownership or permissions of your home directory has changed.

To fix it, run as root

chown -R USER:USER ~USER
chmod u+rwx ~USER

where you need to replace USER with your username.

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