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Old 04-12-2004, 03:49 PM   #1
bcottam
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trying to run programs in JavaDesktop from SuSE


hi all,
This is the first time I have posted a question, so if I break some kind of ediquite, please forgive me.

Ok, so I have a box with SuSE and JavaDesktop (built on a SuSE kernal) and I am trying to make it so I can install a program on my SuSE partition, and then run it in the JavaDesktop. I have tried this via a shell and I get a "permission denied" error. I have checked the permissions on the files and they include "x", but no dice.
any suggestions?
 
Old 04-12-2004, 04:55 PM   #2
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Are you running as root or as your user - by which I mean, are you using 'su' to temporarily become root?
 
Old 04-12-2004, 05:25 PM   #3
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Use the 'su -' command to switch to root.
For the 'put programs on SuSE partition', you can:

(easier)
move the JDS /usr/local folder to the suse partition (say, to /path/to/suse/jdslocal)
Make a link to it:
ln -s /path/to/suse/local /usr/local
Then install the programs you want to go to the suse partition to the JDS /usr/local

Or:
Make /path/to/suse/local, link to it, and add it to your PATH.
 
Old 04-12-2004, 06:16 PM   #4
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yes, I am using the "su" option, still getting errors.
I just noticed that I posted this thread twice, sorry about that, I thought one of my attempts had failed.
 
Old 04-12-2004, 06:18 PM   #5
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Guru,
thanks for the suggestion about adding /path/to/suse/local to the PATH. How do you do that?
 
  


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