[Sidefx-houdini-list] New to Linux, Install Help
rob-p at moving-picture.com
Mon Jan 7 09:04:42 EST 2008
>> Hi Guys, Sorry for the remedial Linux problems.
>> Im new to this OS so Im trying to start Using Ubuntu.
>> I want to run H on it but am not having much luck.
>> The only way It seems to get close, I have to open a terminal
>> run houdini_setup
>> run sesinetd
>> then when I check hkey it says invalid server key .
> You're running hkey/sesinetd as root? I believe that means 'sudo hkey' on
> Ubuntu since they don't 'allow' you to run as a root account. Don't get me
> started on a Monday. ;)
Yeah, this is the problem I had faced as well (running sesinetd as
non-root - which is fine ... unless you need to install a new license).
Running sesinetd as root fixed everything.
So on that note, where does the license file actually go? Is it possible
to make that directory globally writeable?
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