good command-line audio player for fc5?
phorst at speakeasy.net
Fri Dec 29 19:49:27 UTC 2006
mikkel at infinity-ltd.com wrote:
> Quoting Peter Horst <phorst at speakeasy.net>:
> > Thanks very much - everything works when I su to root. The permissions
> > of the device in question follow - what is the rational thing to do
> > here? I don't want to include myself in the 'root' group, do I? And
> > what the heck is '14,'? And 'c' as a file type? A few new ones on me...
> > crw------- 1 root root 14, 0 Dec 29 00:18 mixer
> Part of the problem is that the permissions get change when someone
> logs in on the local machine. (Ssh logins do not count.) This is
> controlled by console.perms and is designed to give the person logged
> in localy control of specific devices, sound being one of them. Now,
> if you are loggind in at the console, and then ssh into the machine,
> the permissions are correct for you to play sounds. But if someone
> else is logged in, or no-one is logged in, then ther permissions are
> set to prevent what you are trying to do. (It used to be a common
> prank to to a remote login and play something on the machine when
> someone else was logged in...)
Ah, thank you. Is there a way to "fake" being logged in on the console?
I would like to leave this particular machine sitting in the closet and
only ever login via ssh....
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