Run ResilioSync (Btsync) as normal user under Ubuntu

Xiao Han
Xiao Han
Dec 24, 2016 · 4 min read

The problem

No permission to write external mounted disk

Run daemon under login user

laputa@laputa-nuc-ubuntu:~$ ll /etc/resilio-sync/
total 12
drwxr-xr-x 1 root root 92 Dec 24 23:03 ./
drwxr-xr-x 1 root root 4222 Dec 24 12:05 ../
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 172 Dec 24 23:03 config.json
-rwxrwxr-x 1 root root 496 Dec 22 23:20 init_user_config.sh*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 193 Dec 22 23:20 user_config.json
$ sudo systemctl daemon-reload
$ sudo systemctl restart resilio-sync.service
$ ps aux | grep rslsync
laputa 2648 1.0 0.0 499472 12980 ? Ssl 05:21 0:00 /usr/bin/rslsync --config /home/laputa/.config/resilio-sync/config.json
laputa 2658 0.0 0.0 15208 988 pts/8 S+ 05:22 0:00 grep --color=auto rslsync

Xiao Han

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Software Engineer, Linux lover

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