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Re: PGAdmin3 Permisions

From: <operationsengineer1(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PGAdmin3 Permisions
Date: 2006-04-29 22:01:43
Message-ID: 20060429220143.22063.qmail@web33309.mail.mud.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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> > > hi all,
> > Hi
> > 
> > > i'm in the process of moving my development (or
> at
> > > least some of it, long story), over to linux. 
> i'm
> > > using simply mepis (debian based).  postesql and
> > > pgadmin were installed.  root owns pgadmin bu
> > default.
> > >  do i want to change ownership away from root to
> > my
> > > normal user or should i leave it as root?
> > Typically installed programs are owned by root,
> and
> > you should leave it that way.  Only if for some
> odd
> > reason
> > pgadmin didn't work for you you'd want to change
> the
> > ownership (not without checking the perms first).
> 
> i'm not too experienced with the permissions issue,
> but it seems like my login user should be able to
> execute pgadmin3 since "others" are allowed to
> execute
> the file.
> 
> however, when i'm logged in as a user and try to
> open
> pgadmin3, i get the following error:
> 
> An error has occured:
> 
> can't open file
> '/usr/share/mimelnk/audio/x-ms-wax.desktop' (error
> 13:
> Permission denied)
> 
> initially, i thought it was a permissions issue with
> the executable, but now that i read the error
> message
> and looked at the permissions, i don't think that is
> the problem.
> 
> any dieas how to resolve this?  do i need to adjust
> permissions along the path mentioned in the error
> message?  do you know what "...mimelink/audio..."
> has
> to do with pgadmin3?
> 
> i can execute pgadmin3 as root just fine.

x-ms-wax.desktop only allows read and write
permissions to its user - root.  am i creting a danger
by expanding its permissions to allow me to run
pgadmin as a regular user on my mepis (debian) system?

as always, tia...

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