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Re: Permissions on power management device nodes?

On Tue, Jul 27, 2004 at 01:59:51AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> Recent versions of GNOME complain at login time that non-root users
> can't write to /dev/pmu. I initially thought "yes, good, that's right,
> now stop complaining", but apparently things like the GNOME keybindings
> for the volume control and the suspend function of the battery applet
> need it.

Nope, volume control is completely different, suspend is able to use

The direct access of the device just blocks pmud and makes the other
tools disfunctional.


Emotions are alien to me.  I'm a scientist.
		-- Spock, "This Side of Paradise", stardate 3417.3

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