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Install Tableau Server for Linux as a User Without sudo Privileges


Published: 27 Nov 2017
Last Modified Date: 19 Feb 2018

Issue

Tableau Server on Linux cannot be installed as a user without sudo privileges.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 10.5
  • Linux

Resolution

Install as a user that has sudo privileges.

Cause

Tableau Server for Linux cannot be installed as a user without sudo privileges by design. 

Additional Information

Tableau Server on Linux also cannot be installed as the root user.
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