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Sylpheed on FreeBSD bind: permission denied

If you experience the error message

bind: permission denied

when you try to run sylpheed on freebsd you most likely have the false permissions for /tmp and/or /var/tmp.

You should be able to correct the permissions by using the following commands:

# chmod 777 /tmp /var/tmp # chmod +t /tmp /var/tmp

Also be sure to check the ownership (should be root:wheel) of the directories.

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Last edit:
almost 6 years ago
by jan0sch
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