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Re: Can only play mp3 files as root.

On Tue, Jul 28, 1998 at 03:07:37AM -0700, Christopher Barry wrote:
> > I just looked at my /etc/group file for the first time. Maybe part of it
> > is wrong? I attached a copy.
> Okay, I did chmod 777 /dev/mixer and everything works now. Mixer is also
> root.audio, so I really am clueless here as to why I can't use them with
> 770 permissions. When I configured dialup networking way back when, all
> I did was adduser cbarry dip and I could use all those **0 root.dip
> files, so now that I'm trying to use **0 root.audio files after doing
> adduser cbarry audio I'm really confused. 

after you did the adduser, did you log out (as cbarry) and back in?
Group changes don't take effect until you do.

Hamish Moffatt, hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au, hmoffatt@mail.com
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