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Old 10-09-2003, 11:27 PM   #1
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problems with users launching proggies....


I've created a few user accounts, but I've run into a problem. they can't launch certain programs correctly. ie: mozilla firebird pops up the profile creations dialog, but when I click finish nothing happens. also, when attempting to run openoffice via "soffice", my users get the openoffice installation wizard. How do I give my users the rights/permissions/whatever so that they can launch these programs which were installed and work fine under root ???
 
Old 10-10-2003, 02:47 AM   #2
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Re: problems with users launching proggies....

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I've created a few user accounts, but I've run into a problem. they can't launch certain programs correctly.
ie: mozilla firebird pops up the profile creations dialog, but when I click finish nothing happens.
also, when attempting to run openoffice via "soffice", my users get the openoffice installation wizard. How do I give my users the rights/permissions/whatever so that they can launch these programs which were installed and work fine under root ???
I can't really help you with it, but it seems you haven't done a systemwide install, but merely installed for the user root.
Maybe you could chmod all the openoffice files to a certain group, say root.users. Add all your users to that group, so they can run whatever you chmod'ed.
 
  


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