[Wine] Explain to me how I do not need root?
spedrosa at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 07:43:14 CST 2009
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 6:21 AM, Skaught <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Says I need root to get this app to run.
> Everywhere else says root will murderdeathkill your whole family.
> Can someone explain to me the right way to get this app to run without
> being a terrorist?
> The whole point of this computer is to run that app.
> I installed it normally and it opens but ya, as stated in the link above.
> It cannot ping anything.
> That is because you need to be root in order to craft ICMP packets. That's
why even the native 'ping' command is setuid root:
ls -la `which ping`
-rwsr-xr-x 1 root root 35600 2009-05-11 18:43 /bin/ping
I am not sure what is the best solution in your case.
A red eyed, mumbling mammal capable of conversing with inanimate
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