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Re: Ripping CDs

From: Freddie Cash <fcash-ml@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2004 12:11:26 -0800

On December 31, 2004 11:48 am, Roland Hammerle wrote:
> I tried to rip a CD using GNOME's sound juicer. After having to
> install not only sound juicer but also cdparanoia (before building
> gstreamer-plugins) it still didn't work.

> After some testing I figured out that some devices did not have the
> proper permissions. It seems that at least the following devices have
> to be changed so that a normal user can rip CDs:

> /dev/pass*
> /dev/cd*
> /dev/xpt*

> I set them all to 666 (sound juicer opens them with RW flag set, so I
> think they must be writable as well even though they are just CDs).

> What is the proper way of doing this, though? Are all devices needed
> and which permissions should they be set to?

An easier method is to just make the cdparanoia executable(s) setuid 
Freddie Cash, CCNT CCLP        Helpdesk / Network Support Tech.
School District 73             (250) 377-HELP [377-4357]

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