a weird thing about registration, Linux
zryip.theslug at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 12:53:50 EDT 2010
On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Peter Alcibiades
<palcibiades-first at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Has anyone else had this?
> I installed and registered my 4.5 copy. Works fine. Now, I want to update
> the Slug's package. It won't let me, most likely because its installed the
> app in /opt and as user I have no write privileges there.
> OK, no problem, become root with the root environment, fire up LC. Asks me
> to register!
> Think, OK, maybe this is due to having the root environment, so just do su.
> Same thing.
> OK, maybe this is something to do with root or root privileges, so log out,
> log on as another account. Same thing.
> This is weird. The only point of installing in /opt as opposed to
> /home/user would be to let all accounts have access to the app in a multi
> account environment, but it seems in some way to be restricting use of the
> app to just one account? Cannot be, surely?
> I can always do it manually, download the package, delete the existing plug
> in, so that's not a problem. The problem is if registration is restricting
> to just one account on a machine. To be clear, no-one else uses Rev on my
> machine, but for various reasons I do use multiple accounts on the same
> machine myself and can't see why I should have to register not only by
> machine, but by account. Anyone else getting this?
I suppose that the solution I replied in the other thread will not
working for multi-accounts.
For a single user all seems working as expected. I have no problem
with the LC license. I'm assuming the license is probably stored
somewhere and linked to the account the application is opened.
-Zryip TheSlug- wish you the best! 8)
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