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Old 03-07-2004, 12:40 PM   #1
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Problem connecting internet....

hello friends,

i have installed Fedora Core 1.... I m trying to accesses Internet through Fedora.... I am

able to connect to internet when I loging as root.... but when i login as another user it

donot connect to internet... a friend of mine told me that you can connect to internet

through root login and not with other login.... is it so???????

please tell me how to connect internet from a user other than root. Please help me....

Old 03-07-2004, 01:40 PM   #2
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how are you trying to connect?

Old 03-07-2004, 03:40 PM   #3
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Its the permissions thing. The user does not have permission to connect. You need to add the user to the group and change the permissions for the user.


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