[Wine] .wine is not owned by you problem with Darwin

Paul Johnson baloo at ursine.ca
Thu Jun 12 00:57:28 CDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-06-09 at 22:48 -0500, Sai wrote:
> I am completely new to wine. I remember reading somewhere that the
> problem(.wine is not owned by you) occurs when wine is run under sudo
> or root.

If you started using Wine as a normal user, continue to do so (this
appears to be the case).  NEVER RUN WINE AS ROOT.  Please see
before continuing.

>  I am not familiar with the unix part of Mac os, but I do know that
> sudo is a command and root is a type of user/access who has control
> over the entire computer like an administrator.Does that mean that I
> can't run wine from my administrator account on my mac? If so, how can
> I run wine without giving root access while I am using my admin
> account.

root=admin account; use a normal user that is not root.

Paul Johnson
baloo at ursine.ca
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