Bug#507872: Can't run vlc as root
taipan at omnidatagrup.ro
Wed Dec 10 10:24:38 UTC 2008
On Sunday 07 December 2008 23:23:32 Christophe Mutricy wrote:
> Le Fri 05 Dec 08 à 13:03 +0200, BogDan Vatra a écrit :
> > Can't run vlc as root.
> And that's a good thing.
> The 2 scenarios where root is needed (opening network port below 1024 and
> realtime priorities) are taken care with the use of vlc-wrapper.
> It is true that it isn't noted in NEWS but VLC have been outputting
> warnings when run as root for a long time.
> So if your use case is not taken care of by vlc-wrapper, please give
> more details. Else i'll add a note in NEWS and close the bug
I'll do all my work as root, I don't have a regular user !
I don't think I am the only (stupid ;-) ) who use root to work, so this maybe
will help others.
So please let me watch my movies as root too !!!
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