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Old 07-21-2008, 10:21 AM   #1
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You are not the owner of /var/run/screen/S-rozilla.

You are not the owner of /var/run/screen/S-rozilla.
That is what I get when I try to run screen on my Ubuntu 8.04 fileserver. I tried this...

sudo -s
cat /dev/null > /var/run/utmp
....and that worked for a while. But just now when I tried to connect to screen again, I get that same error message. Please help.
Old 07-21-2008, 01:30 PM   #2
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Why not try
sudo chown rozilla /var/run/screen/S-rozilla
Old 07-21-2008, 01:56 PM   #3
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Thank you! :-)


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