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Old 04-08-2005, 01:56 AM   #1
whatpot
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running software in all user logins


hi installed firefox under root login to the /opt directory which belongs to root. it works all fine. but under my user login(not root) i am unable to run the program unless i use the run command to run it as a different user which is "root". where and how do i in the future install programs so that all users including the root can run it?
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Old 04-08-2005, 03:17 AM   #2
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hi there,

normally i would to that under
Code:
/usr/local/bin
it is easier controlling what was installed by hand and what was installed by package managers.

just my

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slackie1000
 
  


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