running hddtemp sensor as non-root

Roger D Vargas luo_hei at
Mon Jul 2 19:51:19 CEST 2007

Zach Carter escribió:
> On Monday 02 July 2007 09:06:16 am Roger D Vargas wrote:
> It appears that in FC7 /usr/bin/hddtemp is linked to "consolehelper", which is
> part of the "usermode" rpm package, which uses pam to authenticate and 
> run things as root:
> Description :
> The usermode package contains the userhelper program, which can be
> used to allow configured programs to be run with superuser privileges
> by ordinary users.
> Anyway, thats why hddtemp (and probably the sensors plugin) works just 
> fine as a regular user in Fedora.

I wil check if it is available for gentoo.

-- | Linux, programación, juegos
Have no place I can be since I found Serenity
But you can’t take the sky from me

LLama Gratis a cualquier PC del Mundo. 
Llamadas a fijos y móviles desde 1 céntimo por minuto.

More information about the Xfce mailing list