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Old 09-12-2007, 09:39 AM   #1
blackboab
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DEBIAN:: Restore account to original status ?


I deleted my original user account on my Debian install and created a new one.

Now the user is not in the same groups as it was when i first installed the system

for example I have to run k3b as root to get it to work whereas before it worked fine with my normal - non-admin - user account

how do i restore my account to have the same privileges and group memberships as it did when i first installed Debian ?

MTIA
 
Old 09-12-2007, 11:09 AM   #2
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Under debian, the first created account has physical access to the box, not the others.
My first account on etch is part of this:
20(dialout),24(cdrom),25(floppy),29(audio),44(video),46(plugdev),106(netdev),109(powerdev),119(fuse)

Just ignore the ones you don't have: like maybe fuse, netdev, powerdev
Here it also is in group adm so I can grep in the logs without suing to root. I'm lazy.
 
Old 09-13-2007, 03:31 AM   #3
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Under debian, the first created account has physical access to the box, not the others.
My first account on etch is part of this:
20(dialout),24(cdrom),25(floppy),29(audio),44(video),46(plugdev),106(netdev),109(powerdev),119(fuse)

Just ignore the ones you don't have: like maybe fuse, netdev, powerdev
Here it also is in group adm so I can grep in the logs without suing to root. I'm lazy.
thanks that worked
 
  


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