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Old 05-12-2004, 12:55 PM   #1
dummoi
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instal wine


Is there a way to install wine as root?

when I try ./tools/wineinstall:
root@dieter:~/wine/source/wine-20040505# ./tools/wineinstall
WINE Installer v0.74

You are running wineinstall as root, this is not advisable. Please rerun as a user.
Aborting.
 
Old 05-12-2004, 01:26 PM   #2
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no do not install as root, that is just silly ...
only make install will be done as root ..
 
Old 05-12-2004, 01:28 PM   #3
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yeah, but why it is silly???
Why do I have to make a useraccount just for running wine? :-s
 
Old 05-12-2004, 01:29 PM   #4
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because running anything as root is just pure stupidity ....
we are not dealing with windows here ...
 
Old 05-12-2004, 03:00 PM   #5
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You don't have a user account? I recommend you make one, and use it as a matter of course.
 
  


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