[chirp_users] Permissions for serial device under Linux

D.J.J. Ring, Jr. n1ea at arrl.net
Thu Feb 27 04:58:18 PST 2020


Hello Nigel,

Different Linux distributions put tty connections in different groups.

ls -l /dev/ttyUSB0

Will always tell you which group owns the device.

Just add your user that that group and it will work.

73

David N1EA
On Thu, Feb 27, 2020, 07:53 Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF <nigel at ngunn.net>
wrote:

> I  found that I needed to be in the 'serial' group rather than 'dialout'.
>
>
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