[Wine] must I install wine as root?

Hiji hijinio at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 24 09:44:22 CST 2006

--- Tobias Hilbricht <hilbricht at linopus.de> wrote:

> Am Freitag, 24. Februar 2006 08:07 schrieb Hiji:
> > > must I install wine as root?
> >
> > To install anything -- wine or not -- you must be
> > root.
> I have here quite some applications which I did not
> install as root, but as 
> normal user, among them a wine-install. All of them
> work for the user who 
> installed them.
> Yours sincerely
> Tobias Hilbricht

Wine will not install or work unless you are root. 
Yes, you can run wine-install as a user, but at one
point during the process you will be asked for your
root password so "make install" can successfully


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