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Old 03-14-2009, 02:11 PM   #1
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Unhappy problem after vlc installed in fedora 10 "it will not work on root"


i have instaled vlc in fedora 10 through "yum install vlc" i got msg "complete" still is not working. But under Applications-> Sound and video->vlc media player(icon) show here. When i write vlc on the command line then i got this msg "VLC is not supposed to be run as root. Sorry.
If you need to use real-time priorities and/or privileged TCP ports
you can use vlc-wrapper (make sure it is Set-UID root first and
cannot be run by non-trusted users first).
"I am getting problem to open '*.avi'.


Plz help me any body to resolve it. Thanx in advance.
 
Old 03-14-2009, 02:14 PM   #2
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run vlc as user ?
 
Old 03-14-2009, 02:21 PM   #3
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1. Never login as root.
2. Always login as a regular (non-root) user.
3. Use sudo to do any root things you need done.
4. Never login as root.
 
Old 03-14-2009, 06:06 PM   #4
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5. Never run applications as root. Never.

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Old 03-15-2009, 07:30 PM   #5
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Hi friend , what is the problem to do work on root? can u give some brief idea? why u are saying never do work on root.
Thanx friends...
 
  


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