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Old 07-25-2004, 09:13 AM   #1
Kocil
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add all users as audio group


Hi folks.

Regarding alsa sound, if we want to allow a user to use the sound device,
we have to add it to audio group.

I'm looking for the easiest way for this.
Since by default all users are a member of group "users",
is it possible to just say that a member of group "users" is also a member of group "audio" ?

In Novell or WIndows NT, we can do that by registering
group "users" as a member of group "audio".
Is there any comparable concept in Linux ?
So far, I can only find adding individual user as a member of a group.

Thanks.

Last edited by Kocil; 07-25-2004 at 09:21 AM.
 
Old 07-27-2004, 03:28 AM   #2
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Well, no answer after 43 views.
So I guess ... just add all individual users to the group.
I hope the /etc/group will be stable enough to handle this.

audio:x:17:root,user0001,user0002,user0003,......................................................... .....................,userNNNN

 
  


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