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

ivancmz ivancmz at yahoo.com
Tue May 18 02:02:32 EDT 2010

Christopher David Howie wrote:
> Adding users to groups that have access to devices is the 
> proper way to grant permissions to access such devices.
> When possible, your users should take this route.

Excellent then... if this is the way to do it, then it's solved.

Christopher David Howie wrote:
> ...you can write a shell script that tests if the
> user has read and write access to the serial port.  If they do, it just
> runs your program.  Otherwise, it runs gksu or su to invoke your Mono
> app as root.

I'll definitively look into this, sounds like great option if I can't teach 
users to join the permissions groups... 

Thank you very much, Christopher, you've been very helpful
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