running hddtemp sensor as non-root

Emanuele Rocca ema at
Sun Jul 1 12:52:00 CEST 2007

Hello Roger,

* Roger D Vargas <luo_hei at>, [2007-06-29 10:38 -0400]:
>  After some research i found why I couldnt use hdd temperature sensor. 
>  Seems that it only works for root. Is there some way to make it work for 
>  unprivileged users too?

Try setting the SUID bit on hddtemp:
chmod 4755 /usr/sbin/hddtemp


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