Change Read and Write Permission

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Colin
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Change Read and Write Permission

Postby Colin » Sun May 04, 2008 9:49 am

I need read and write permission on /dev/vboxdrv could someone help me out here please!

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Re: Change Read and Write Permission

Postby Zwopper » Sun May 04, 2008 11:33 am

Colin wrote:I need read and write permission on /dev/vboxdrv could someone help me out here please!

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sudo chmod 777 -R /dev/vboxdrv

But I asume that you only need to add yourself to the vboxusr group, check under "user and groups" or whatever it might be called. (running a Swedish OS here, so I'm not quite sure!)
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Re: Change Read and Write Permission

Postby newW2 » Sun May 04, 2008 12:27 pm

To add yourself as a user to the 'vboxusers' group.

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sudo usermod -a -G vboxusers YOUR_LOGIN_NAME

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Re: Change Read and Write Permission

Postby Zwopper » Sun May 04, 2008 12:34 pm

Thanx newW2 for clearing that out!
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