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Re: [SLE] User/Root Questions - SuSE 8.1
  • From: Hilary Hertzoff <hhertzof@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 12:12:29 -0500
  • Message-id: <200211221212.29224.hhertzof@xxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 21 November 2002 03:38 pm, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> The 02.11.21 at 08:48, Hilary Hertzoff wrote:
> > Problem 1: I'd like to be able to access the same mail/mailboxes under
> > both root and my user. Is there a way to do this? I'd also like any
> > additional software installed under root to be accessable to the user if
> > possible.
>
> No, because of permissions, as far as I know. But you can easily
> automatically send every thing mailed to root to a user; in fact, yast
> directly asks for this user.

I've worked this one out, thanks everybody.

>
> > Problem 2: I've downloaded a couple of programs from the internet.
> > Despite changing their attributes to execute, the root bash shell does
> > not recognize them as programs. Any ideas?
>
> They will not be programs (if they were, they would most probably already
> have the proper attribute). Give a more detailed example, please :-)

The one I was working with was Readerware, but using ./readerware seems to be
working.

Thanks for the quick responses.

Hilary


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