Enable Non Root Gigaflow

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//Add the user account name you want useradd rosuser //Make sure there is no password so the account can be used on startup passwd -d rosuser //set files to be owned by this user, will need to be done after every update chown -R rosuser:rosuser /opt/ros chown -R rosuser:rosuser /etc/init.d/rosd //edit the default service file vi /etc/init.d/rosd //change the su command on line 15 to use the required user (rosuser in this case) su rosuser -c ${_ROS_ROOT}/resources/start //test that it works by logging in as the user and starting the service su - rosuser /etc/init.d/ros restart

//note that by using a non root account, you will not be able to user ports <1024