Opening Opera as user
Rem P Roberti
remegius at comcast.net
Wed Feb 2 07:22:32 UTC 2011
> 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.
The reason that I installed linux-opera, as opposed to the native
version, is that all of the linux plugins seem to work quite well with
this version. Flash, for example, works beautifully, which is something
that I have never had success using with any other browser and FreeBSD.
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