pon permission problems
The pon command works from the root account but not from the 'michael'
user account (mine's a single user system). Michael is a member of
group pid and dialout.
When michael executes pon the system issues the following complaint:
You do not have permissions to access /etc/ppp.chatscript or
ls -l on ppp.chatscript:
-rw------- 1 root root 235 Nov 27 11:54
ls -l on ppp.options_out:
-rw------- 1 root root 108 Nov 27 12:01
Clearly these files have the wrong permissions or owners. Which is it?
PS. I had installed Netscape Communicator vis dpkg (took a while to get
the tar file named correctly). However, I didn't like the setup because
it wouldn't run as root. So I deinstalled via dpkg then used the
netscape install script. Any problems with that?
PPS. I installed the jdk stuff via dpkg as well. It took a while to
figure out why Netscape was exiting by itself. I thought Java was
included with it, why isn't it and why does it crash without it (because
I've got Java module support installed in the kernel?)?
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