[linux-audio-user] running jack as non-root?

Arnold Krille arnold at arnoldarts.de
Sat Feb 28 05:33:41 EST 2004


On Saturday 28 February 2004 10:25, Hasse Hagen Johansen wrote:
> >>>>> "Arnold" == Arnold Krille <arnold at arnoldarts.de> writes:
>     Arnold> Apart from other "official" solutions I did set the suid
>     Arnold> flag on all the binaries I need and changed the group to
>     Arnold> audio (and let others not execute the bins)...
>
>     Arnold> That way I can have excellent latency times while still
>     Arnold> being my normal user.
> I actually thought of that earlier. It is possibly one the easiest
> solutions.
> I just started the thread to hear about how people did get realtime
> CAp as a normal user.....I think it actually makes sence to make an
> audio group...could also set the permissons on the audio devices etc.

If you are using gentoo (you told so) there already is a audio group. Members 
of this group are the ones who access the sounddevices...

Arnold

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