[Lazarus] Using 5dpo for serial comm...

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Thu Oct 7 11:07:10 CEST 2010

Lukasz Sokol wrote:

> This shows you that root owns all these ports, and dialout group
> is allowed to use it too, no others (man chmod).
> So to get your port working, you need to change your user group (add the username
> to group dialout in /etc/group file), then log out and log in again.

I'd suggest not doing that manually, since there might be an 
/etc/gshadow file that needs to be kept in step. Gnome will have a user 
management program which should be used in preference, not being a Gnome 
user I can't provide more detail.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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