> > > hi all,
> > Hi
> > > i'm in the process of moving my development (or
> > > least some of it, long story), over to linux.
> > > 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,
> > you should leave it that way. Only if for some
> > reason
> > pgadmin didn't work for you you'd want to change
> > 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
> the file.
> however, when i'm logged in as a user and try to
> pgadmin3, i get the following error:
> An error has occured:
> can't open file
> '/usr/share/mimelnk/audio/x-ms-wax.desktop' (error
> Permission denied)
> initially, i thought it was a permissions issue with
> the executable, but now that i read the error
> 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..."
> 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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