Opening Opera as user

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Wed Feb 2 06:52:02 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 12:47 AM, Rem P Roberti <remegius at> wrote:

> I always start x as user.  I learned early on not to make the mistake of
> starting X as root.  I use Fluxbox with X, and had a terminal window open
> there with root invoked for that window.  That's when I first tried to open
> linux-opera.  Naturally, it opened fine, but will not open if I try to do
> the same thing from a terminal window as user.  I would like to set up Opera
> to open from the Fluxbox menu, but in order for that to happen the program
> needs to be opened as user, which is just what I can't do.

I'm not an opera user so maybe there's a reason I'm not aware of, but why
are you using linux-opera and not the native version?

You can try to run it under truss(1) to see if that gives any clues as where
it's failing.

Adam Vande More

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