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Old 07-04-2005, 08:33 AM   #1
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Arrow mesg problem

mandrake 10.0
i need write permission to konsole.

[staff@Simlab-node3 staff]$ mesg
is n
[staff@Simlab-node3 staff]$ mesg y
mesg: error: tty device is not owned by group `tty'
[staff@Simlab-node3 staff]$

what abt this error?pls ?
Old 07-05-2005, 01:12 AM   #2
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Exactly what it says ...
Check who owns the
you're working on.

ps -a u
should tell you which /dev/ you're on, then ls -l
that for details ... :)

Old 07-05-2005, 04:26 AM   #3
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sir pls i can not get the point be more on this.


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