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Old 06-16-2003, 10:01 PM   #1
thegreatrat
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nautilus cd burn


I am running Redhat 9, with Ximian 2 and I am having some permission problems with my cd writer. I can burn cds fine with programs such as Xcdroast and K3b but the built in nautilus writer only works as root. What permissions do i have to change to get it to work? While certainly not critical to my operations; idle curiosity and the nagging nature of not having a built in feature work bothers me. Does anyone have any suggestions for me?
 
Old 12-24-2003, 07:43 AM   #2
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First, take a look at the /dev/cdwriter link for the actual device it points to. In my case is /dev/sg0

Note that your burner device is owned by root and belongs to the group "disk", so the non-root users who can burn cd's must also belong to that "disk" group. This can be added in redhat-config-users, select the user and, in "properties" go to "groups", check "disk" group for the non-root user.

Also give group permissions to the device.... something like:

chmod 660 /dev/sg0

Finally, take care of the disk label length when burn CDs with nautilus, It must never have more than 31 characters, and that's not checked, it simply gives up.
 
  


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