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
>> "Haralambos" == Haralambos Geortgilakis <email@example.com>
Haralambos> I used "kuser" to manage the groups.
>> 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
Your point is well taken though: in this case the poster could have
simply used newgrp to test access to the cdrom device.