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[opensuse] Re: k3b on suse 10.2: no devices
  • From: Eberhard Roloff <tuxebi@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2007 16:42:51 +0100
  • Message-id: <eo0d5u$1s0$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Erik Jakobsen wrote:

> Eberhard Roloff wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I did a fresh install from scratch, changing from (K)ubuntu to OpenSuSE
>> 10.2/KDE.
>> just wanted to burn an iso with k3b and found to my surprise that as an
>> ordinary user, k3b is NOT configured to have access to my DVD-Rom and
>> DVD-Recorder. Even worse, being an ordinary user, I have no chance to add
>> my DVD devices. K3b tells me, the devices are not found, although they
>> are there ;-)
>> I tried with user root and had no such problems.
>> How can I cure this? I searched Google and the mailinglists last 1000
>> messages (I read through knode) but did not find an answer.
>> Any help is appreciated
>> kind regards
>> Eberhard
> ALT-F2 kdesu k3b will do the job.
well, this simplifies running k3b in root mode, but this is not what I am
Honestly, imho it is absolutely rediculous that you have to be root to burn
a cdrom. I last experienced this with xcdroast about five years ago.

thanks anyway


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