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    Default setup usb com ports in SUSE Linux

    How do I set up usb based com ports in SUSE linux.

    I am running a program called fldigi and the program
    is not giving effect to the com ports.

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    dd@home.dk NNTP User

    Default Re: setup usb com ports in SUSE Linux

    On 05/29/2012 04:06 AM, wa6mbz wrote:
    >
    > How do I set up usb based com ports in SUSE linux.


    when you write "SUSE linux" we don't know it that mean openSUSE 10.3 or
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 (or openSUSE 11.0, 11.1, 11.3, 11.4,
    12.1, 12.2 etc)... nor do we know which desktop (if any) you are
    running: KDE3, KDE4, Gnome, LXDE, IceW, XFCE, etc etc etc

    and believe it or not the correct answer for your question my be very
    different for your machine than mine..


    > -I am running a program called fldigi and the program
    > is not giving effect to the com ports.


    are you getting any error message from fldigi? like maybe: "Access
    denied" or something similar?

    if so, _maybe_ (depending on which version you have, which desktop you
    have, etc) if you open YaST > Security and Users > User and Group
    Management > click to highlight your user ID > click the "Edit" button >
    click the "Details" tab > look in the "Additional Groups" pane and find
    and click to X the "dialout" group > click the "OK" button, then try again..

    --
    dd

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    Default Re: setup usb com ports in SUSE Linux

    Further to dd's advice, determine the USB device ownership

    Code:
    ls -l /dev/ttyUSB*
    For example, mine

    Code:
    crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 188, 0 May 29 19:29 /dev/ttyUSB0
    crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 188, 1 May 29 19:28 /dev/ttyUSB1
    crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 188, 2 May 29 20:47 /dev/ttyUSB2
    crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 188, 3 May 29 20:47 /dev/ttyUSB3
    I'm a member of the dialout group for the required access.
    Last edited by deano_ferrari; 29-May-2012 at 01:51.

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