[Mono-list] Administrator privileges for my App when running from MonoVS

Christopher David Howie me at chrishowie.com
Mon May 17 18:48:17 EDT 2010

On 05/17/2010 06:42 PM, ivancmz wrote:
> Our application uses the serial port to communicate with an external
> embedded device, and from what I've seen, in order to have access to the
> serial port, it needs Administrator privileges.

A quick-and-dirty approach would be to change the permissions on the
/dev/ttyS... device so that the user you are using to debug has read and
write permission.  On Debian these files are owned by the "dialout"
group.  If OpenSuse has a similar group, just add your user to it.  Then
make sure you log out and back in so the group membership change takes

Chris Howie

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