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I tried setting up a new dialup account using kppp. I used one of the dialog and could not find my country from the list. It said something about upon clicking the 'cancel' button, i will be prompted with the other dialog so I could continue setting up but clicking cancel only closes the kppp config window. How do I reset kppp options ?
I remember on the first screen after clicking on one of the dialog choice, I had the "Do not show this again" box checked, I guess that's why I'm no longer prompted for the alternative setup dialog.
Well, I managed to get kppp up and running - truly a miracle - but I noticed that both the user and group permissions are set to root. This requires having to sign in as root when I want to connect as user plus I really don't want to be on the internet as root. I tried to find a GUI to change permissions but no luck. So just where do I change the permissions? And what permissions do you gurus suggest to launch a connection as user yet keep security high? I'm still really new to all this . . .
Originally posted by darthtux You changed
auth sufficient pam_rootok.so
auth sufficient pam_permitok.so
That's wrong. Change it to
auth sufficient pam_permit.so
Yeah, I figured that out not long after posting and probably should have added the correction to the thread myself. Everything is now up and running. Thanks for responding though - you had to go really far back to find this thread and that's dedication!