Elmo wants the Modem Monitor icon on the Panel

Olafur Arason olafra at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 23:38:34 UTC 2006

Try going to System->Administration->User and Groups
And adding that user to the Access Modem groups.

Olafur Arason
2006/1/23, alex <radsky at ncia.net>:
> I recently added another user (Elmo) and would like to give him some of
> the privileges  of the first user, in this instance, a means of
> accessing internet by clicking a 'Modem Monitor' icon on the Panel.
> The first thing I did after adding the second user was run
> 'pppconfigure' to give Elmo internet privileges.  Elmo was then able to
> access internet with the 'pon' command.
> There was no problem for the first user;  all he had to do was right
> click the panel and and select 'add to panel' then select the 'Modem
> Monitor' icon in 'System and Hardware' and the icon appeared on the
> Panel. (He also found that the icon could simply be dragged to the Panel.)
> The second user (Elmo) can drag the 'Modem Monitor' icon from  'System
> and Hardware' but it won't drop onto the Panel or any other place.
> The  'add to panel'  option doesn't work either.  Strangely, Elmo can
> place other 'System and Hardware' icons on the panel, just not the
> 'Modem Monitor'.  It almost seems that 'Modem Monitor' can be used by
> only one user.
> However, Elmo can access internet with the 'pon' command and conduct
> email and web business.  It's just that he can't use the 'Modem Monitor'
> icon that's available in the 'Add to Panel' menu.
> Elmo would like to have the 'Modem Monitor' to access internet...what
> does he have to do?
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