On Fri, 6 Feb 2004 11:30:38 -0000 "Edd Barrett" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> probably wrote:
> Hi all, > I have been using freebsd for my web/database/music server for a while and > it has performed flawlessly. good good! However recently I installed freebsd > on my desktop too. I can do the things I want to, it just seems that i need > to be root to do a lot of things. If I didnt have root, I would be screwed. > > One point I find annoying is that I cant workout how a normal user can > unmount a fs. I have created ~/cdrom and put an fstab entry in for it. The > device is /dev/acd0 (777 for now). vfs.usermount=1. I can mount the share, > but not unmount it. For now I have chmod +s /sbin/umount. This is bad and i > wouldnt appreciate a normal user unmounting my hard disks. What is the > proper way?? My version is 5.2-release. > Use sudo. /usr/ports/security/sudo. Or super. Location same. > Also is there any guides online that tell you how freebsd can be configured > as a desktop machine? /usr/ports/misc/instant-workstation :) Just kidding. It's going to be *your* PC - find out what you like and install what you like. I don't think anyone can recommend you anything - unless you know someone who knows you better than you yourself. > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- DoubleF Take everything in stride. Trample anyone who gets in your way.
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