running hddtemp sensor as non-root

Krisztian VASAS iron at
Sun Jul 1 18:54:19 CEST 2007

On Fri Jun 29, 2007 at 12:27:40 -0400, Roger D Vargas wrote:
>Krisztian VASAS escribió:
>> On Fri Jun 29, 2007 at 10:38:52 -0400, Roger D Vargas wrote:
>>> 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?
>> use with sudo
>Can you give an example? I havent used sudo.

1. man sudoers

2. put something like this into the sudoers and you'll can use hddtemp as
user with sudo:
 username ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/hddtemp

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