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Re: K3B won't run any longer.



On Fri, 27 Oct 2006 15:39:41 -0600, Phil Meyer wrote:

> Paul Lemmons wrote:
>> [quoted text muted]
> Much better to fix your path.
> 
> The problem with running ANY KDE based application as root while you are 
> logged in is that the application will modify permissions on 
> .ICEauthority (and possibly others) to be owned by root.
> 
> This will break your next login attempt. :(


I saw that too a while back. Guess how!

Why do they do that anyway? Don't kde people log out? Or do they pull
their hair every time they startx trying to figure out which permissions
to fix. 

If I remember correctly though, this only happened when I ran k3b at the
prompt. Starting it from the menu was ok. 





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