On Tue, 03 Jul 2001, f.califano@... (Franco Califano) wrote:
> Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2001 18:08:05 +0200
> To: tuxracer-main@...
> From: f.califano@... (Franco Califano)
> Reply-To: tuxracer-main@...
> Subject: [tuxracer-main] tuxracer crashes when run as user but not as
> I'm running Linux Mandrake 8.0 on a PIII 800 with Ati Rage Pro video
> The Mesa library are version 4.3.2
> If I run tuxracer as root everything is fine (great game!!!) but if I run
> it as normal user (even if part of root group) the game crashes as soon
> as I press the "race" icon to start the pratice or any "event".
> This happens both in "fullscreen" and in "window" mode. In the first case
> if run as user when the game crashes, crashes the X server also (mouse
> not responding and resolution left at 640/480)
> There is something missing.. maybe some permission to be changed , but I
> do not know exactly which one.
> Can you have any suggestions ?
Check the permissions of /usr/local/share/tuxracer.
This directory, it's subdirectories and all the files in it should be
readable (and searchable) for non-root users.