Re: New User
Jeez, it really isn't a matter of life and death; this procedure works with
the same KDE desktop running on Debian/GNu for over a year and a half.
There are many ways of doing what you want, and this way works as well as the
On Wednesday 28 May 2003 07:47 pm, Mark L. Kahnt wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-05-28 at 20:18, Jonathon B. Craw wrote:
> > Hey, you'll be able to install it blindfolded after a few times. It
> > *really* does become easy.
> > 1. Permissions on /dev/mix* /dev/dsp/*: give yourself read/write access
> > I might do something like chmod a+rw /dev/mix* /dev/dsp* -- see chmod
> Umm, no...
> Also known as "NO! NO! NO!"
> Do NOT go mucking around with chmod'ing /dev entries! They are the way
> they are for a reason.
> Instead, do an ls -l of the /dev entries that you need - in this case
> you are looking at sound so you will likely see something like:
> crw-rw---- 1 root audio 14, 3 1969-12-31 19:00 /dev/sound/dsp
> Notice the second pronouncable word - "audio". That is the group that
> the device belongs to - everyone in that group has permission to use
> that device. Add those users that you wish to have access to sound to
> the audio group, with a command such as:
> # adduser <username> audio
> Note the pound sign - it needs to be issued from root or via an sudo.
- New User
- From: b <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Re: New User
- From: "Jonathon B. Craw" <email@example.com>
- Re: New User
- From: "Mark L. Kahnt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>