I have just changed the userid for my user and its thrown gnome into a spin.
i chown -r my home directory to reflect the new userid and also updated the /tmp/orbit-username , again to reflect the username. ( i saw a post about this /tmp/orbit-username elsewhere)
Gnome provides the login screen but complains about a "gnome_segv" and "gnome-settings-dameon"
its definatly something to do with permissions as i can login as root but don't know where else to look to update, any ideas ?