----- Original Message -----
>From: Ted Harding <Ted.Harding@nessie.mcc.ac.uk>
Sent: Sunday, October 03, 2004 12:15 AM
Subject: [linux-users] realplayer: "user permissions to update"
> Hi Folks,
> When RealPlayer is started up automatically from my (mozilla)
> browser (e.g. on BBC website) I get the message
> "You do not have the necessary user permissions to
> enable AutoUpdate. Please contact your system
> administrator for more information."
> I am the system administrator and I have contacted myself,
> but I do not know how to help. Can anyone advise me what
> advice to give myself?
I am pretty sure that you can disable auto-update. The only problem is that
you will need to manually install the latest version of RealPlayer, at least
once in a while. Apparently the BBC feeds require that already. Are you
logged in as root when you start RealPlayer?