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Re: Unable to bring up netscape as any other user
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Menon, Girish (MED, WIPRO-GE MED)" <Girish dot Menon at med dot ge dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2003 13:00:34 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Unable to bring up netscape as any other user
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Menon, Girish (MED, WIPRO-GE MED) wrote:
> Up until recently, I was using an older version of cygwin (1.3.10). With
> the advent of the security patch for telnet, inetutils 1.3.23, I decided
> to upgrade my cygwin version to the latest (1.3.22) with the inetutils
> Ever since, I have been having some problems. I installed cygwin as
> Administrator. If I become some other user and try to bring up netscape
> (which was also installed as Administrator), netscape does not come up.
> If I do a ps, I see the netscape task is running, but I am not able to
> see the browser.
> I am attaching the cygcheck output. Any suggestions on where I am going
The netscape process would come up as a child process of the inetd
service. Therefore, the service should have interaction with desktop
enabled for you to see the netscape window. I've added an option for that
to cygrunsrv, but inetd might not have one, so you'll have to go into the
services panel and edit the properties of the inetd service to enable
that. Just check the "Allow service to interact with desktop" checkbox.
Hope this helps,
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