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Old 09-29-2009, 07:25 PM   #1
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How to give user audio permission? openSUSE 11.1


Hey guys,

I can't seem to give myself audio permission. What is the command that lets me add myself to a group so that I may be able to use alsa? Thank you!
 
Old 09-29-2009, 07:54 PM   #2
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hi as local user run
groups

to see what you are a member of

then use root commands to fix the missing groups

formula is

usermod -a -G GROUPNAME USERNAME

where groupname is target group to add and username is your login name.

for me I have this response

groups
gordy dialout cdrom floppy audio dip video plugdev users scanner netdev fuse vboxusers
 
Old 09-29-2009, 09:09 PM   #3
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