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Old 07-23-2003, 12:44 PM   #1
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Opera not loading with user just root.

I d/l the Opera 7.11 static RPM from the web site. I ran it in user but it asked me to give the root pw. It installed and I could use it. Then I signed out and came back in, and now it won't open or load anything in user. I go to root and it opens fine. I went into console and logged in as a user and typed #opera. I get a message

Opera binary is not located at usr/bin/opera/7.11-20030515.1/opera
Please modify the wrapper script at usr/bin/opera

Since I'm a complete n00b to linux again could someone plx tell me how to do this. I am running RH9 with Gnome. And am I right that it is installed and that the user accounts just are trying to load Opera from the wrong location? Thanks for the help.
Old 07-23-2003, 01:36 PM   #2
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Make sure the normel user owns it (has ownership), I know that happened to me with Mozilla & that worked.
Old 07-23-2003, 06:48 PM   #3
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I know this is prob a stupid question but how do I do that? Thanks for helping me with this.
Old 07-24-2003, 12:33 AM   #4
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to change the ownership you do something like this, become root and,
chown username name_of_ the_file
Old 07-25-2003, 02:46 PM   #5
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Ok. So what dir or does it matter do I do this in. When in root I get a message:

[root@localhost root]# chown kos opera
chown: failed to get attributes of `opera': No such file or directory
[root@localhost root]#

kos is the user. What do I have to do. I let opera install into it's default dir so where should I be? Thanks again for you help.


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