[chirp_users] Linux user permissions

Mathew Mrosko chirp at matmrosko.com
Mon Jul 29 16:45:52 PDT 2013


What's easier might not always be right.

On 07/29/2013 02:39 PM, eric oyen wrote:
> 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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