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Re: Quake No longer running for users

Michael Beattie <mickyb@es.co.nz> writes:

> Svgalib needs suid root permissions. To give the executable the proper
> permissions, execute `chmod u+s /usr/games/squake.real`
> The executable in the .deb is not like this for security reasons.

Make sure you check out the following link if you're going to set your
Quake2 binary suid root (or run it as root.)  I've set my firewall up 
to deal with the Quake2 exploit found here:

+------------------------- pgp key available --------------------------+
| Dale E. Martin |  Clifton Labs, Inc.  |  Senior Computer Engineer    |
| dmartin@clifton-labs.com    |    http://www.clifton-labs.com         |

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