Permissions problem?

Duane Clark dclark at
Tue Feb 3 16:11:29 CST 2004

Matt Hannan wrote:
> NG. The /tmp/NotesInstall is basically the same as /mnt/cdrom. I just
> copied the files to the hard drive because I do not have a CD (files
> taken from the corporate shared directory).
> I tried winesetupTK and I am getting the exact same error message.
> Overwrite, overwrite, overwrite.
> drwxrwxrwx    3 hannamj  hannamj      4096 Jan 30 12:54 NotesInstall
> drwxrwx---    2 hannamj  hannamj      4096 Feb  3 10:02 .wine-hannamj
> [hannamj at tux hannamj]$ wine /tmp/NotesInstall/Setup.exe
> wineserver: /tmp/.wine-hannamj must not be accessible by other users
> Is it possibly the /tmp directory that is causing this issue?

Possibly you have something odd going on with /tmp, but I kind of doubt 
it. Delete the directory /tmp/.wine-hannamj completely, and then rerun 
wine. It will be recreated. All it contains is some socket and locking info.

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