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Hi, I'm running Arch/Gnome and I have a simple question. How can a user(not root) get permission to eject a cd/dvd. I can mount and umount the cd/dvd and usb ...
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- 04-07-2010 #1
Arch Linux/Gnome Eject Permission denied
I'm running Arch/Gnome and I have a simple question. How can a user(not root) get permission to eject a cd/dvd.
I can mount and umount the cd/dvd and usb for any user but I can't figure out how to eject working for non-root users...Any suggestions..Make mine Arch Linux
- 04-07-2010 #2
i just ran eject command, and my drive popped open, not sure what your issue is
these are my groups
disk wheel log audio users pulse-access pulse-rt ccooper
- 04-07-2010 #3
My problem is trying to use the pop-up menu eject...
i.e If I have the cd mounted and right click on the associated desktop icon I get a pop-up menu and one of the options is eject. This options works while logged in as root but not for non-root..Make mine Arch Linux
- 04-07-2010 #4
i just popped in a disc and right clicked the icon on the desktop, hit eject, and it worked
- 04-07-2010 #5
- 04-07-2010 #6
i was wondering if that was it, but i'm not a member of that group and I can eject, so i didn't bother suggesting it
- 04-07-2010 #7
I tried the eject console utility and it worked logged in as a non-root user.
Here's the groups for the user in question
cat group | grep gerard | sort
audio::92:gerard optical::93:hal,gerard storage:x:95:hal,gerard users::100:gerardMake mine Arch Linux
- 04-07-2010 #8
- 04-07-2010 #9