[techtalk] Users and everything?

sara korhonen ceres at intter.net
Sat Nov 27 16:37:51 EST 1999

> Thanks, but.. how can I connect to the internet when I'm not root?
> The modem starts dialing, and then I get a "the ppp deamon died unexpectedly".
> When I'm root, everythings fine.
> Sunnan
it depends a lot on which program you are using. anyway the first 
thing to do is to set your pppd suid, which happens 'chmod a+s 
/usr/bin/pppd (or where ever you pppd is located)' or you can just 
use chmod g+s depending on whether you belong to the group that may 
use the pppd program. 


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