[H-GEN] Using groups under linux
daniel at netwise.net.au
Thu Apr 6 00:34:28 EDT 2000
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On Thu, Apr 06, 2000 at 02:25:56PM +1000, Patrick Nichols wrote:
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> I use debian linux, and I want to make a group of users with access to use
> the audio devices. I assume this would be a better idea than chmod'ing
> the devices in /dev.
it's already there....group audio
daniel at mage:~$ ls -l /dev/dsp*
crw-rw---- 1 root audio 14, 3 Jan 13 12:56 /dev/dsp
crw-rw---- 1 root audio 14, 19 Jan 13 12:56 /dev/dsp1
> I have never done this before, and I was wondering how I go about doing
> it, and if there was a howto, or similar on this? Anybody keen to give me
> a crash course on groups. I seem to remember bje talking at length on
> this subject some time ago, but I can't seem to find the message.
adduser user group
will do the dirty work of adding users to groups
my current group membership is
daniel dialout cdrom floppy audio www-data src
Daniel Quinlan daniel at netwise.net.au
Netwise Australia ph: 07 3252 8111
"Engineering Network Solutions" fax: 07 3216 0226
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