Re: How to install .deb package as non-root user?
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On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 02:21:42PM -0400, listpile@MOOD.bounceme.net wrote:
> use SUDO command .. but the root sysadmin.. should have to add to the
> list of users to let u use sudo on any user's shell ..
> On Sat, Apr 15, 2006 at 12:43:57PM -0500, Matt England wrote:
> > How can one install .deb package as non-root user? I see a 'dpkg --root'
> > parameter, but it doesn't seem to help (as per below).
> > Redhat's rpm can install with an non-root account; why not
> > dpkg/apt/wajig...or maybe one of these things can do this somehow and I
> > don't know about it?
> > I'm part of a software development team that plans to produce Debian
> > packages. However, one of our requirements is to be able to support
> > non-root installs of our software (to a user's home directory, for
> > example). I would be quite disappionted if the Debian package system can
> > not support this.
> > Are there any workarounds if Debian packages can not do this? Will
> > alien-rpm support non-root installs with .rpm's on Debian?i
while sudo will work, that gives the user the ability to install every
packae he gets his hands on...
(possibly ;) ) dangarous...
you could also try --root (and consorts, see manpage) in kombination
i havent tried it, but depending on the package, might work...
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