Mon Mar 17 11:46:12 NZST 2003
Any software that requires root privileges to run should be avoided like
Now I take it that you're talking about CoffeeCup Software's CoffeeHTML
product. If you downloaded it from CoffeeCup's website,
www.coffeecup.com/linux/, then it should have come with an install
script (Coffee_install). If you run this as a user and accept the
defaults it installs into $HOME/CoffeeCup.Software/. I had no problems
running this as a non-root user.
However the app looked awful. Truly pathetic in fact.
If you can't live without a simple HTML editor, you'd be better off with
Though, IMHO the only HTML editor worth a damn is DreamWeaver. And even
that produces pretty crap HTML. Though maybe DreamWeaver MX is better
now. But then DreamWeaver is a Windows/MacOS app so unless you use
VMWare or Wine you're not going to get that to work under linux.
I personally use Emacs for 99.9% of my web development. It's HTML
editing mode is not bad.
On Sun, 2003-03-16 at 17:52, Ron Dean wrote:
> I have got the above software running but only under root. I have
> changed the file permisions to user 9ron) for the software however it
> still will only run under root. Iam using Mandrake 9. I have not had
> problems with changing file permisssions for other software. The
> executable files are in my
> /home/ron/ directory. Any help would be much appreciated
> Ron Dean
> wlug mailing list
Oliver Jones > Senior Software Engineer > Deeper Design Limited.
oliver@d... > www.deeperdesign.com > +64 (21) 41-2238
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