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HI, im relatively new to linux, so im going to give you pro's all the info i can, which still wont be enough. heh. Anyway. I'm having trouble installing games with cedega. As a user, i can read cd's, but if i try to cedega install a game, i get a "please insert disk" error. Doesn't matter what game. If i su to root, the install goes fine, but a new transgaming drive is made in my root forlder and i have to su to play the game. I installed a game as root (edited root transgaming config to point to my user home), then went back to user to play the game (when the game installed, it made the folder owned by root, so i changed owner to user). Ran cedega game.exe and it says insert disk. su to root and cedega game.exe it runs fine.
From the cedega howto i did this:
If you do not know what devices and mount points are being used by your
system, you can read the /etc/fstab file for more information using the
$ less /etc/fstab
To change the permissions on your CD-ROM device and mount points, execute the
following commands as 'root':
If the output displays a -> then this device is linked. In the above output the
device /dev/cdrom is symbolically linked to the device /dev/cdrom/cdroms/cdrom0.
Be sure to change the permissions on all linked devices.
Still, as a user, i apperently cant run programs.
fstab says this:
/dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom auto umask=0,user,iocharset=iso8859-1,codepage=850,noauto,ro,exec 0 0
/dev/hdd /mnt/cdrom2 auto umask=0,user,iocharset=iso8859-1,codepage=850,noauto,ro,exec 0 0
Im beating my head against the wall here, because as much a noob i am, i do know i shouldnt be running anything, including games, as root. Any help please?
*sigh*. I dont get it. when i open konqueror i right click on cdrom. under owner it says blackhawk (my username). when i insert a cd, i wait for it to finish loading, right click on it, and now it says owner root. what the heck is going on? I change nothing. just insert the cd and it automatically changes the owner to root, and i cant run anyhing from cd.