1 Apr 2012 1:17 AM #1
Is there any reason SDK Tools v2.0.0-Beta2 need root user permissions to install?
I'm more than happy that SDK-tools are now available for Linux but what bother me I a need for root user permissions while installing the tools.
I've successfully installed the tools using fakeroot (just got a notice on post-install, I guess it's related to PATH modifications).
Are we really need to grant root access just to install the tools?
1 Apr 2012 9:27 AM #2
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For Mac you need to also and this is most likely needed for installing files.Mitchell Simoens @LikelyMitch
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10 Apr 2012 1:44 AM #3
Guide me installing Sencha SDK Tool.
I have tried to install Sencha SDK Tool in my ubuntu machine using command line.After following the installation steps at the end it is showing the following error:Chromium can not be run as root.
Please start Chromium as a normal user. If you have previously run Chromium as root, you will need to change the ownership of your profile directory.Can you please resolve this issue.
10 Apr 2012 1:58 PM #4
I'm curious about this too. If I run ./SenchaSDKTools-2.0.0-beta2-linux-x64.run --help, it says that the default "Installation Directory" is inside my user's home directory. So it doesn't seem like it should need root access. I don't have root on this machine, so it would help if this wasn't required.
18 Apr 2012 8:43 AM #5
Environment not set when installing as root user
Default install to:
Updates the following in /root
Should instead update /etc/profile.d/sencha.sh
25 Apr 2012 11:30 AM #6
Looks like 2.0b3 still requires root, even when installing in a custom directory. I hope this can be fixed in a future release.
30 Aug 2012 4:16 AM #7
This worked for me:
> fakeroot > ./SenchaSDKTools-2.0.0-beta3-linux.run --mode text --prefix /home/myhome/senchasdk