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Re: Wvdial and non-root access

Cory Snavely writes:
> I just set up ppp on my slink workstation yesterday, and I used sudo to
> avoid setting scripts suid (although pppd installs as suid root). Even
> though I'm using pon/poff, I'll bet sudo can solve your problem, too, if
> suid scripts give you "the feeling".

You just need to add the user who should be able to start ppp to the 'dip'
group.  The command is 'adduser username dip' (as root, of course).

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