[texworks] SCRIPTING: on linux say Ubuntu - script write priveledges

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Tue May 24 03:03:33 CEST 2011

opps, I should have written ...

"  if I start TeXworks as sudo teworks"   (no capitals)


On 24 May 2011 13:01, Paul A Norman <paul.a.norman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Appreciate any info please from Linux user(s) on some basic questions.
> For reference I'm looking at Ubuntu 11.04.
> After setting the ppa required
> https://launchpad.net/~texworks/+archive/ppa, Using sudo apt-get
> install stuff to setup TeXworks 0.5 ver813 (works really nicely), when
> a user runs a Tw script from TeXworks, can the script automatically
> (if Tw's preferences permissions are already set) write/read to
> subdirectories of the Tw script's own directory?
> Also I have found that when logged in under the user name established
> during Ubuntu install, running TeXworks form a console produces a
> version that shows the TeXworks menu items in the new Unity top frame,
> however if I start TeXworks as sudo TeXworks I get a more classical
> looking (similar to Windows) appearance of TeXworks layout with the Tw
> menus in the program's own frame. What should I make of that please?
> Paul

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