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Old 08-19-2003, 10:45 AM   #1
Registered: May 2003
Location: Chicago
Distribution: Slackware 9
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/dev/pts/7: Operation not permitted

I just added a few new users to my Slack 9.0 system. Everytime I 'su - <username>' to these new user accounts, I get the following error --> '/dev/pts/7: Operation not permitted'. I looked high and low for an explanation of what could be causing this, but found nothing. Eveything else seems to work about the account. When I 'su' to the account, I do actually get to login and start in my home directory. So.... I guess it is more of an annoyance than anything else. Thanks in advance for any help......
Old 08-19-2003, 04:50 PM   #2
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Wisconsin
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I get the same thing. I just ignore it...
Old 01-10-2004, 11:23 AM   #3
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: Göteborg
Distribution: Arch Linux (current)
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Yep, same problem here. Does anyone know where it comes from?


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