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Re: Only root can play sound

On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 07:46, Ralf Nolden wrote:
> > You should add the user in question to the audio group. In Debian, the
> > permissions and ownership of /dev nodes is VERY carefully thought out.
> > e.g. want  a user to  be able to use the serial ports? Then add him to
> > the dialout group.
> >
> > At least doing it this way stops your friend with his guest account
> > ssh'ing into your box, and start playing mp3s at 3am for a 'laugh'!
> You seem to have odd friends, eh ? :-))

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