When root user is logging in to GNOME, error "`/root/.gvfs':Permission denied" occurs if a normal user runs df.

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Issue

  • When root user is logging in to GNOME, the following error occurs if a normal user runs df.
$ df -kl
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda2             24670076   3751464  19665444  17% /
tmpfs                  1030908       100   1030808   1% /dev/shm
/dev/sda1                99150     25491     68539  28% /boot
df: `/root/.gvfs': Permission denied

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • GNOME Desktop Environment

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