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Mozilla terminates if using ROOT account

By Net Designer ·

If I log in as user root and try to browse the internet, mozilla opens the browser window but then closes it.
If I log in as any other user - it works fine and i can browse internet.
Why is this happening?

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by PHelms In reply to Mozilla terminates if usi ...

Is your root account prevented, as a matter of policy, from using a network? (This is a good policy. A non-root account should be used for Internet access.)

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by linuxrich2000 In reply to Mozilla terminates if usi ...

Log in with your regular user account, then
linux@hostname:/$su -
enter root password
then start netscape like so:
netscape &
firefox &

Hope this helps

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