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Re: run files not as root?



see:
su(1)
setuid(2)


Greg Conway wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I am wondering if it is possible to run a file as a specific user rather
> than root... surely this is possible?
> 
> I am running Inflex, which is called following the arrival of every Email,
> as root.
> 
> >From within Inflex, I wish to load another program (DOSEMU to be specific),
> but this cannot run as root.
> 
> I thought I was maybe looking for a SETUID or SUID command, but can't seem
> to find one....
> 
> Can anybody please point me in the right direction for this?
> 
> Many thanks!
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Greg Conway.





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