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Old 10-18-2008, 11:13 AM   #1
argh2xxx
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Tiger checks Ubuntu get fail message root directory owned by user


Is anyone here familiar with Ubuntu and tiger script? I installed a tiger script, and ran it. I got this fail message saying that FAIL "[rootdir003f]The root directory is owned by `user', instead of root"

Is this a bug in tiger script that failed to check Ubuntu system? Ubuntu do not have a root account, but instead it relies on sudo. Or my system has been breached?
 
Old 10-19-2008, 06:40 PM   #2
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Is anyone here familiar with Ubuntu and tiger script? I installed a tiger script, and ran it. I got this fail message saying that FAIL "[rootdir003f]The root directory is owned by `user', instead of root"

Is this a bug in tiger script that failed to check Ubuntu system? Ubuntu do not have a root account, but instead it relies on sudo. Or my system has been breached?
Of course Ubuntu has a root account - it's just been set so that you can't log into that account (as you are encouraged to use sudo instead). Now, about the issue you are having: How did you install Tiger? Manually or from the Ubuntu repositories? What command are you using to run it? It sounds like what could be happening is that it's using the wrong directory as a starting point. Post the output of:
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ls -l /

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Old 10-20-2008, 09:33 AM   #3
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after reinstalled Ubuntu, ran tiger again, and this failed message vanished. It appeared something was fishy with my old install.
 
  


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