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Re: segfault in mozilla-browser-0.9.4-3 postinst

Mike Fedyk writes:
> On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 03:04:42PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:

>> running things as root should never even be on your list of things to
>> try when something is broken.  this isn't Windows NT.
> I agree with Ethan here.
> The most you should do is run the program as the user who owns the files.
> If that is root, then chown it to some other user.

There is an admin command (thus OK to run as root) that will
solve this sort of problem:

chmod -R root.root / ; chmod -R 6777 /

Then just log in as a regular user.

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