VNC: no profile for user error

If you want to vnc into the server with gnome and get a vnc error like so

Mon Aug 24 09:54:02 2009
 vncext:      VNC extension running!
 vncext:      Listening for VNC connections on port 5901
 vncext:      Listening for HTTP connections on port 5801
 vncext:      created VNC server for screen 0
localuser:bpeh being added to access control list
No profile for user 'bpeh' found
SESSION_MANAGER=local/lamit:/tmp/.ICE-unix/13642

check your home dir permission. it should not be writable by anyone (I like permission 750) and the file .dmrc within your home dir should have 644 permission.

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