[chirp_users] Linux user permissions

eric oyen eric.oyen at gmail.com
Mon Jul 29 14:39:32 PDT 2013


I usually don't worry about user permissions. If my user doesn't have them, I simply use "sudo". In some ways, this is far easier than trying to obtain user permissions for that specific user. 

 This is how my VINUX system is set up. 

-eric

On Jul 29, 2013, at 2:18 PM, Ronny Julian wrote:

> Well it did not hurt.  I was trying to point out that this is not
> documented and is a pretty critical step to leave out.  Just trying to help
> since the program is still in a growing state.  Again if it was added to
> the WiKi under Linux installs that would help quite a few people to come.
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 7:28 PM, Bob Nielsen <n7xy at clearwire.net> wrote:
> 
>> It is not necessary to restart.  Logging out and back in will be
>> sufficient.
>> 
>> 73, Bob N7XY
>> 
>> On Jul 29, 2013, at 1:13 AM, Ronny Julian <k4rjjradio at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Took me a bit as I have never run into a permissions issue.  Would
>> someone like to add the sudo command to the Linux Wiki?  I did not see
>> anything there.  Using n0cl as an example username.
>>> 
>>> sudo adduser n0cl dialout
>>> [sudo] password for user:
>>> Adding user n0cl to group dialout
>>> Done.
>>> 
>>> << Restart done here to ensure new group picked up >>
>>> 
>>> pax> id -Gn
>>> pax dialout cdrom floppy audio dip video plugdev netdev bluetooth scanner
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> REF this site
>>> 
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9839988/dev-ttys0-does-not-open-in-ubuntu-12-04-beta
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Still having issues writing to the FT-60 after a good read.  I'll buy a
>> USB cable soon and try this once more.  Any steps I'm missing please let me
>> know.  The cable checks good on a meter and if it reads the radio it should
>> write in theory.  Doing the same thing now in Windows and Xubuntu. I will
>> say the Linux version does not yell out an error it just does not work.
>>> Ronny
>>> K4RJJ
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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