VNC cannot access sound card without local login on Linux
mfedyk "at" matchmail.com
Mon Dec 22 20:34:01 2003
On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 03:10:54PM -0500, William Hooper wrote:
> Mike Fedyk said:
> > Just find out what the group is of the sound device (maybe /dev/dsp). It
> > might be a group like sound or somesuch. Now add your user to that group.
> A valid point (because it doesn't look like console.perms changes the
> group). Not a good idea in this case without changing the group, because
> IIRC /dev/dsp is root.root by default.
> Anyway, this is getting even further OT.
Yeah, I was going to get into creating a group and everything, but it's
already done for me on debian, and I don't know what the others do...