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Re: Sounds of silence--I want volume!

On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 08:59:45AM -0500, Alan Shutko wrote:
> Nathan E Norman <nnorman@incanus.net> writes:
> > Actually, the newgrp command is often helpful here.  About .003% of
> > linux users seem to use it.
> Since it operates by creating a new shell, if you want anything
> started from your X menus to have the group, you still have to log
> out and log in.  And you'd have to run newgrp in every terminal you
> start.  Which is why only about 0.003% of Linux users use it.

That's a good point.  However, when you're testing 'xmms' or
something after adding yourself to a group, newgrp is a lot faster
than logging out and logging back in.

You're approaching this from an X-centric POV, which is probably
appropriate for this list.

Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:nnorman@incanus.net
  Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you,
  and just before you realize what's wrong with it.

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