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
- From: Richard.Dansereau@ee.umanitoba.ca