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Old 12-16-2001, 03:51 PM   #1
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Question non-root users inet access


I'm hoping someone has a quick answer.

I'm connect to the internet via DSL. I can only get online if I'm first connected as root. Then, I logout and reconnect as another user with adm rights. This is the only way I can get internet access.

Is there a way to automatically connect as a regular admin user? I'm sure there must be, but I'm having some trouble figuring it out.
 
Old 12-16-2001, 07:07 PM   #2
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Can't you just configure it to automatically make the connection on boot so that you'll be connected regardless of what user you are?
 
Old 12-16-2001, 08:37 PM   #3
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Probably, if I knew how !
 
Old 12-17-2001, 01:16 PM   #4
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Dayewaker

What are the setup steps in plain english to automatically connecting to the internet at bootup so its accessible to all usrs?
Your support is greatly appreciated.
 
Old 06-05-2003, 11:40 PM   #5
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*bump*

I wouldn't mind seeing a concise /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts addendum to help high speed inet auto connect.

I'm sure theres a link to the whole deal somewhere out there, anyone wanna contribute?
 
  


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