[Bug 58718] brltty must be started with sudo

Henrik Nilsen Omma lp at omma.net
Sun Sep 3 15:21:10 BST 2006

Public bug reported:

Permissions in Ubuntu seem to be prganised such that brltty (the braille
system) must always be started as root (sudo). Please consider adding a
device type that normal users can have the appropriate permissions for
to fix this.

$ brltty
brltty: BRLTTY 3.7.2
brltty: Linux Screen Driver
brltty: Cannot open screen device: /dev/vcsa: Permission denied
brltty: cannot read screen.

** Affects: brltty (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Untriaged
         Status: Unconfirmed

brltty must be started with sudo

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