ProgrammingThis forum is for all programming questions.
The question does not have to be directly related to Linux and any language is fair game.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
I have a Java Application that I built. However I can't run this application except I run it as root. If I change the user to someone else , I can't run my application anymore. I am having this problem with my text editors as well I can only use KWrite when I am logged on as root. other wise I have to use VI . Can some please help me with this problem.
I figured that was the problem but each time I start up the system it automatically logs in as root without asking for a password or anything. Does anyone know how to change that? I temporary fixedthe problem by saying "xhost +" . But I will rather just log in as my newly created user.
Last edited by working2hard; 10-11-2004 at 02:14 PM.
So you should start another thread on the Red Hat forum asking why is your system automatically launching the graphic environment as root, without prompting for a password (both facts being major security hazards), and how to disable that and return to a more reasonable system, with a login menu and root account only used for maintenance tasks.