user admin kubuntu

Thilo Six T.Six at
Sun Sep 23 14:23:24 UTC 2007

Jesus Arocho wrote the following on 23.09.2007 13:47
> Hello:
> I installed kubuntu on my wife's dell 6000 inspiron laptop as follows:  I went 
> through the installation and entered my name for the first user account 
> created and later created a user account under her name.  So, my account is 
> the sudo account.  I found that her account cannot read but not write to the 
> r/w cd/dvd device.  I now also find that her account cannot access a Palm z22 
> device I purchased this weekend.  The system does create /dev/ttyUSB1 but she 
> does not have access.  How can I sort this out?
$ groups
adm dialout cdrom floppy audio dip video plugdev scanner netdev lpadmin
powerdev admin

That´s my first user

You should add your wifes user to all groups your first is in with e.g:

$ sudo usermod -G plugdev,floppy,audio,cdrom,dialout WIFES_USER_NAME


key: 0x4A411E09

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