Re: [Evolution] [Bulk] Re: attachments issue

On Thu, 2013-05-16 at 09:11 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
On Thu, 2013-05-16 at 11:06 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
On Thu, 2013-05-16 at 09:29 +0100, Pete Biggs wrote:
Note, if I go to the
folder /root/.local/share/evolution/mail/local/<folder name>/cur
and open the mail file,
You're running evolution as root!!
Not for sure. The OP could use this path for a user too.
No he couldn't, at least not if his installation is at least minimally

+1 It would require dark arts to make a non-root user with a home
directory of "/root".  And you'd be in clear and blatant violation of
the LINUX file-system standard documents.

And while the 'user name not care' some components may deliberately and
specifically refuse-to-run as root, or behave differently.  It is
inverse Nike: Just do not do it.

Adam Tauno Williams <mailto:awilliam whitemice org> GPG D95ED383
Systems Administrator, Python Developer, LPI / NCLA

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