Verified Commit fae3c2a6 authored by Aral Balkan's avatar Aral Balkan
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Closes #214: Mention in docs that installer should NOT be run as root

parent 933b89df
......@@ -14,6 +14,8 @@ The format is based on [Keep a Changelog](,
- When running a local server, you can go to http://(IPv4 address)/.ca to download the local root certificate authority’s public key. You must install this in the certificate stores of any devices you want to access the local server from via your local area network.
- Note to documentation that the installer should not be run as root.
## [14.0.1] - 2020-07-03
### Fixed
......@@ -61,6 +61,8 @@ We exist in part thanks to patronage by people like you. If you share [our visio
Copy and paste the following commands into your terminal:
__(Note: all commands should be run in your regular account, not as root.)__
### Native binaries
__Before you pipe any script into your computer, always view the source code ([Linux and macOS](, [Windows]( and make sure you understand what it does.__
......@@ -376,6 +378,10 @@ The above command will start a local development server at _https://localhost_.
__Available on Linux distributions with systemd (most Linux distributions, but [not these ones]( or on macOS or Windows).__
__For production use, passwordless sudo is required.__ On systems where the sudo configuration directory is set to `/etc/sudoers.d`, Site.js will automatically install this rule. On other systems, you might have to [set it up yourself](
__Please make sure that you are NOT running as root.__
On your live, public server, you can start serving the _my-site_ directory at your _hostname_ as a daemon that is automatically run at system startup and restarted if it crashes with:
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