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Re: Problem installing azureus



On Mon, 2005-06-06 at 02:16 +0300, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 5/29/05, Miguel Enrique Cobá Martínez <m coba m gmail com> wrote:
> > Ahmed Abdel-Aliem wrote:
> > > hi
> > > i have problem installing azureus
> > > i installed the last version of JRE successfully
> > > but when i run azureus installation from the terminal i get this
> > >
> > > [root localhost azureus]# ./azureus
> > 
> > First at all, don't run user application as root, create a normal user
> > account with
> > # useradd <username>
> > and use it for everyday work.
> > 
> 
> I also install programs as root. I thought that this is how it is
> done. Otherwise, how could multiple users (we are two on our home
> machine) both use it?
> 
> When programs are installed as user (not root), aren't they not
> accesable by other users?

Programs should be *installed* by root (so they go in /usr/... etc.,
which is only writable by root), but they should be *run* as regular
users.

Paul.
-- 
Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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