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add primary user to floppy and cdrom

Feature state

Rejected Information


The primary user created by the installer should belong to groups
floppy and
cdrom .

User benefit:

it is hardly imaginable one would forbid oneself writing floppy disks.


  • The user has created a document and she wants to transfer it to a floppy disk.
  • The user has two CD-ROM drives and she wants to access the other one.


icons/user_comment.png J. E. wrote: (5 years ago)

Adding to groups is an anachronism. ConsoleKit should have added appropriate ACLs on login on /dev/sr #0 and such, like it does on /dev/snd/*.

icons/user_comment.png C. Y. wrote: (5 years ago)

Could you elaborate?  The groups solution works for me.  Why is it an anachronism?

icons/user_comment.png A. J. wrote: (4 years ago)

Exactly, everything should work today, no need for this change.

Last change: 4 years ago
Score: 1
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  • Neutral: 0
  • Positive: 2
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