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Re: Sounds of silence--I want volume!

    "Nathan" == Nathan E Norman <Nathan> writes:

    Nathan> On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 10:14:12PM -0600, Shyamal Prasad
    Nathan> wrote:
    >> "Haralambos" == Haralambos Geortgilakis <haralambos@ihug.co.nz>
    >> writes:
    Haralambos> I used "kuser" to manage the groups.
    >>  Hi,
    >> The problem with groups is that you need to logout and log back
    >> in before any groups you are added to will take effect.

    Nathan> Actually, the newgrp command is often helpful here.  About
    Nathan> .003% of linux users seem to use it.

Right. And I'm firmly in the 99.997% ;-). newgrp just sets your real
group id. Logging out and back in gives you all the updates to the
group database.

Your point is well taken though: in this case the poster could have
simply used newgrp to test access to the cdrom device.


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