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Re: [tlug] Feisty Upgrade, USB issues and other oddities

On 04/04/07, Josh Glover <> wrote:
On 04/04/07, Arwyn Hainsworth <> wrote:

> Um no, it isn't the right command. useradd creates users, use usermod to
> modify them. Also the command 'groups' will show what groups you are in. So
> to add yourself to plugdev you would need to do:
> #:  user="dave";sudo usermod -G `groups |sed "s/^$user //;s/ /,/g"` $user

I think you're missing a ",plugdev" on the end there, aren't you? And
why set $user manually, when the shell sets $USER for you? This
command should read:

sudo usermod -G `groups |sed "s/^$USER //;s/ /,/g"`",plugdev" $USER


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