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ok, i installed it, everything seems to have went well, i try to use it,.. it works in root fine, i log out, go to my normal user account, and when i try it it doesn't work. it will come up, but in a little box and if i click anything it closes,.. if i try to open it in terminal it gives me a bunch of critical errors about how it can't open the pixmaps and things like that. is there some way i can fix this? i'm currently using slack 9, if it helps.
well, i tried to install it again, and it gives a bunch of errors when i try to use it as a normal user. it can't load any of the pixmaps, then when i try to log on it won't let me,.. if it is the permissions how would i change them so a normal user can use it ?
ok, i figured out the problem, it was a permissions problem, but in /usr/local/share. a normal user couldn't get to the pixmap folder inside that, so i had to change permissions on that,.. i did chmod 755 -R on the entire /usr/local/share folder,.. if this is bad, could someone please help me change it but so a user can read it, just not create anything there?
chmod 755 does exactly what you want. Why didn't you just change the permissions on the pixmap folder though?
What you did isn't bad, my SuSE 8.2 distro defaults most of my file system to that setting I believe. Just make sure you don't try to hide anything in there you want to keep secret Some security hounds probably will think you did something bad, but I don't think it should cause you any problems.