[K12OSN] Fl_Teachertool Distribute File Problem
robark at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 18:06:45 UTC 2008
On 3/4/08, Nick Fenger <nick at trilliumcharterschool.org> wrote:
> Per your questions:
> I do have visudo per the docs and all of the other teachertool features work
> for non-roots.
> As far as accessing homes is concerned, it is not only a teachertool
> problem. When I log directly into the k12ltsp server (i.e. start a Gnome
> session) and open File Browser I can see all of the mounted home directory
> names but I cannot list or access the files. It is as if root on my local
> box is not really acting as root?
If you can't access users home files as root then fl_teachertool won't
be able to access them either. I would suggest posting a new question
thread specifically addressing this problem as I believe it's a
> Does the teachertool distribute feature need root access to homes even if
> you are running is as a non-root user? (see below for clarification of my
fl_teachertool will not work unless it has root privileges. Wether you
run it directly as root or as a non-root user who has their privileges
effectively elevated to root using sudo it's the same situation.
fl_teachertool needs root privileges one way or another.
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada
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