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Old 09-15-2004, 03:28 PM   #1
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So I am still really new with linux. So be nice to me. Anyway I am trying run the program staroffice7 on my mandrake system. I want to be able to use it for all users. So it seemed logical to me to load it to the root. But now I can not access it from users. Did I do something wrong, please help!
Old 09-15-2004, 06:29 PM   #2
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The setup guide is on the installation cd. Somewhere between pages 15 and 34 you will find your answer. Those pages discuss single-user and multi-user installation.
Basically, what you did prevents users from using soffice unless you give them permission. Do that by making sure the users are listed in the user group, and do chmod -R +rwx to give that group read-write-execute permission for the soffice directory.
Old 09-17-2004, 08:08 AM   #3
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Ok so I tried giving it rights and the users are set to the root group, but every time that I try to run from the users terminal it always comes up permission denied. Am I missing something somewhere?


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