I posted this yesterday with a subject line that turns out to be off
topic. So I re-post.
I have a problem where processes (or perhaps the *first process*) are
being run as the root user even though they were started by a normal
user. For example, I'm logged in as "sdeal" a user belonging to the
group "staff". I issue the command "ps -ef | grep root" .... this is
a snippet of what I see.
sdeal 15974 15874 0 17:06:20 pts/3 0:00 grep root
root 15973 15874 1 17:06:20 pts/3 0:00 ps -eaf
I've created other users using ...