[arch-general] new xorg & go-openoffice are fighting -> fatal user interface language cannot be determined [SOLVED]
ordo.ad at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 19:16:58 EST 2009
On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 05:57:38PM -0600, David C. Rankin wrote:
> On Monday 09 November 2009 17:18:28 and regarding:
> > and then look at the $USER environment variable: surprised?
> Well it's me!
Yes, you are half root, half david; kde will create its directories in
/tmp/ksocket-david, /tmp/kde-david, /var/tmp/kdecache-david but owned
by root. Boom.
> > Anyway it isn't a good idea to run graphical applications as root.
> Good words of wisdom to live by :-)
And not only for security reasons; If you have time have a look at
in that case the permission problems affected the system directories.
And times ago there where permission (umask) issues with users calling
pacman with sudo.
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