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Firestarter help (user needs root privs, root needs display)
Im having trouble running firestarter.
If I run it as a user, it says I need root privlidges, if i run it as root I get:
(firestarter:3587): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
(firestarter:3603): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
<edit> if i "su root", i can run it but really dont wont to be doing this at all.
In a regular distro, I would copy the init script to /etc/init.d and place it in the proper runlevel folder (rc*.d) so that it would run as a service at boot, instead of manually being started by a user. However, if I remember correctly, Slack uses the BSD-style init scripts...I haven't used Slack in a while, so I can't help much with telling you how to set that part up.There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.
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