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Old 09-09-2005, 11:57 AM   #1
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Can you connect to internet as normal user without run pppd as root ?


using dial up is :topic: posible ?
 
Old 09-10-2005, 05:18 AM   #2
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Yup you can do that. You need to add user to a specific group as well as setup pppd suid binary. See example under Debian Linux http://www.cyberciti.biz/nixcraft/vi...-internet.html
 
Old 09-13-2005, 01:43 AM   #3
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I don't use kppp, but last time i checked on slack, about 2 days ago, kppp run with +s as root...
So since kppp starts the pppd the pppd starts as root..

Is there any alternative to what you propose but in a generic way ?
 
  


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