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Old 09-21-2007, 02:03 AM   #1
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Running Processes as Another User

How do you go about setting up processes to run as another (unprivileged) user? A lot of distros come pre-packaged this way for things like Apache and MySQL. I'd like to learn how to do it with any program.

Thanks for your responses!
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su username -p -c your-command

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