Root Problmems

Andrew Markebo
Wed Apr 2 18:23:00 GMT 2003

With cygwin-xfree86, do you mean the cygwin setup.exe? You need to be
an Administrator, or power-user on the NT-system.. Yep sounds like a
bad formulation of the error.


/ Louis Kindt <> wrote:
| [...]
|  However, when I go to install the software, CYGWIN-XFree86 won't
| let me and gives the message "Sorry you must be root to install this
| software."  There is no ROOT user on my system.  I am currently
| running Windows NT.  How do I get around this probelm?  I am not a
| computer programer, so alot of this stuff is pretty Greek to me.

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