Re: caja as administrator
- Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2017 11:09:17 +0200
- From: Frank <zuiderduin@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: caja as administrator
Op 06-08-17 om 01:34 schreef Dominic Knight:
I guess this is something I have done at this end but, although it
works fine as a normal user (right click and open new instance), when
trying to open any folder from Caja as administrator (right click on
folder in Caja, select open as administrator) I get the message:
"Please start Chromium as a normal user. If you need to run as root for
development, re-run with the - no-sandbox flag."
I wasn't aware of trying to run Chromium at all, it used to open a
separate instance of Caja with su privileges. Anyone else or something
I have done badly somewhere and forgotten about?
It's possible a mimeapps.list has the wrong entry for inode/directory.
There are usually two or three copies of this file:
The location of the user and root list may be different in other desktop
environments (mine's Xfce 4.12, Debian testing).
When you run caja as user, your own copy takes precedence. Running as
root, root's comes first (if it exists). Anything that isn't specified
there, is looked up in the system list.
Make sure the inode/directory entry isn't messed up. If the entry in the
system copy is correct and the wrong one is in root's copy, simply