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well, i know youre not supposed to run linux as root... however, pppd doesnt want to be run by anyone but root (picky little...) im currently using wvdial to dial ...
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- 01-31-2005 #1
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- Jan 2005
- Beloit, WI, USA
pppd and not wanting to run non-root
im currently using wvdial to dial in, because, for some reason, the stock dialers with linux dont work with my horrid isp.
so, chown 554 /etc/wvdial.conf and i can at least dial as a regular user. however, pppd refuses to run. so, im stuck su'ing to get online, and im sure that defeats the purpose entirely.
what ought i do to fix this?