Re: /dev/tty perms for xlinks2
Michael Pobega wrote:
It uses the fbdev device; pretty sweet. And fast! Of course, it has some
On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 02:15:21PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
A few days ago xlinks2 was mentioned on this list and I decided to give
it a try.
When I try to run it from within X as a normal user, no problem.
When I try to run it outside of X as root, no problem.
When I try to run it outside of X as a normal user, I get an error about
opening /dev/tty0 because of permission issues.
westk@canuhold:~$ ls -l /dev/tty0
crw-rw---- 1 root root 4, 0 2007-03-07 10:04 /dev/tty0
I could change the group to "tty" or something and then add my normal
user into that group, but is there perhaps a better/safer/more-canonical
Kind of an OT question sorry, but how can you run xlinks2 outside of
X? I thought that TTY terminal sessions didn't support images?