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Re: minicom..

  Richard Dansereau writes:
  Richard>  Hi!  I'm trying to get minicom properly setup.  When I try to run
  Richard> minicom as a non-priveledged user.. I get the error that /dev/cua1
  Richard> permission denied The default permission settings on /dev/cua1
  Richard> when you install Debian 0.93R6 is 660.  I can get things to work
  Richard> if I set the permissions to 666 but isn't this somewhat of a
  Richard> security problem?  Is there a secure way of setting this up?

Add yourself to the dialout group in /etc/groups.

  Richard> Also, when I was previously using the slackware distribution
  Richard> minicom was in color.  I currently don't get it in color in an
  Richard> xterm.  Does debian come with a special color xterm?

I use "xminicom" which is a script that uses whatever is available on your
system. Works with rxvt and the colourised xterm, both are Debian packages.

Hope this helps,

Dirk Eddelb"uttel                              http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/~edd

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