[arch-general] new xorg & go-openoffice are fighting -> fatal user interface language cannot be determined [SOLVED]
ordo.ad at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 18:18:28 EST 2009
On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 05:04:53PM -0600, David C. Rankin wrote:
> Ah hah! sudo chown -R david:david ./config/.openoffice.org and all is well.
> For some reason starting as root while su root caused the
> ./config/.openoffice.org directory to be created under root UID & GID. Doesn't
> seem like it should have done that. Usually even if using su or kdesu the
> configs still go under /root not the current user. Strange ...
If you need a real root shell you must give the -l option to su.
and then look at the $USER environment variable: surprised?
Anyway it isn't a good idea to run graphical applications as root.
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