I've done a recent simple installation of a subset of bo. root can access man just fine. If a "normal" user issues a man command, such as 'man man' the following output appears: man: can't create a temporary filename: No such file or directory Must be a permissions problem, but where? Thanks. Pann -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to email@example.com . Trouble? e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .