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Old 07-30-2003, 08:28 AM   #1
mono
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K3b works as root only ?!?


Hey.

I've got a Slackware and a SuSE 8.2 PC and just installed the latest K3B release. RPM's for SuSE and as a .tgz package for Slackware. I didn't do anything special.

When I run K3BSetup , as root, which is required, it finds my drives, accurately detects both the writer and reader, and confirms I have all required programs (ie cdrdao and cdrecord, etc).

Then it asks me to add users, and I add my standard user login name to list for group cdrecording.

When I log back in as normal user and run K3B, it tells me I am missing cdrdao and cdrecord packages. Further it does not detect either reader or writer.

Has K3B installed into the wrong place, where a normal user can't see permissions? What may be the cause?

Thanks for any help.
 
Old 07-30-2003, 11:50 AM   #2
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Sorry, I don't have an answer; as a matter of fact, I have the same question/problem. I am hoping for an answer too, so I am bumping this back up before it drops off.
 
Old 07-30-2003, 12:01 PM   #3
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I had the exact same problem. (well actually still do)
 
Old 08-10-2003, 06:14 AM   #4
StereoNap
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hello,

i had the same problem but then i deleted ~/.kde/share/apps/k3b and ~/.kde/share/config/k3brc
and ran the configuration tool again as root.

And finaly it worked for me.

Don't forget to have cdrecord and cdrdao installed.
 
Old 08-10-2003, 12:26 PM   #5
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@StereoNap - could you run the k3b config tool before you deleted those files? just curious.
 
Old 08-10-2003, 02:48 PM   #6
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yes, but then the config tool deleted cdrecord and cdrdao and k3b complained about the missing files.
it's very strange.
 
Old 08-10-2003, 08:28 PM   #7
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hmmm...it does sounds pretty strange. Unfortunately it sounds different from my problem. I can't run the k3b config at all. I get a few clicks into it and it locks my system up. I was hoping that would cure my prob as well...but probably not.
 
Old 08-11-2003, 04:34 AM   #8
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do you use the binary version or did you compile k3b yourself? If you use the binaries there could be a inconsistency problem between k3b and your qt3 libs. Try downloading the tar.gz version and compile it yourself. Don't forget the --prefix="path to your KDE installation" option in the configure script.
 
Old 08-11-2003, 04:45 AM   #9
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Hi, that was my problem as well:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=42521



Good Luck!

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