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Old 06-09-2018, 11:26 AM   #16
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I honestly didn't even see the article about Kali, I googled my error issue and this form came up, I registered and posted. It was super late in the morning too, or, early , whichever you prefer to say.

And yes, I've noticed that Ubuntu has more GUI type installations than Kali does...

..But I STILL CAN'T GET PLAYONLINUX TO WORK, is the program this finicky with -all- distros of linux?!
Hi TheMilkMan-Man ..

I have also had trouble getting PlayOnLinux installed, configured properly and working. In my case, it was on Mint, so perhaps the "finickiness" of this particular program is cross-distro.

I was trying it due to its ability to easily manage multiple versions of Wine, but have gone back to using Wine itself without the PlayOnLinux front-end ( .. which is what it seems to be, in my opinion ...).

Cheers.
 
Old 06-09-2018, 02:36 PM   #17
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Hey guys, I'm new here and have a question that I hope one of you can answer. I'm using Kali Linux, and created a separate user from the root with the adduser cmd. When I su Milkman then try to list the contents of it, it comes back with ls: cannot open directory '.': Permission denied
I realize that this question is now moot, but I would have wanted to know which directory was '.'...that is, in which directory you were in when you did the su Milkman and were trying to list.
[As has been pointed out, an su without the - doesn't change the pwd, nor does it assume the target user environment].
 
  


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