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Date:      Wed, 3 May 1995 07:57:42 +0200 (SAT)
From:      John Hay <>
To: (Wes Santee)
Subject:   Re: Granting user access to phone line
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Wes Santee" at May 2, 95 09:02:43 pm

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> I remember from my Linux days that a file could be placed in the /etc
> directory that would give access to the modem to a certain number of
> people.  It might have been specific to the minicom communications
> package, however.
> At any rate, is there a way to easily list who gets access to dial the
> modem aside from root?  For those times I have to have my roommates
> bring the ppp link up or down, it would be nice not having to have
> them su (and thus go through another round of password changes).
> Cheers,
> -Wes
There is a group dialer in /etc/group that you should belong to.

John Hay --

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