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manual:chapter1:usbcomms [2017/12/27 14:49]
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 **Windows** **Windows**
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 No additional steps needed, just plug it. No additional steps needed, just plug it.
  
 **Linux** **Linux**
-The current user (the user newRPL Desktop is running as) needs to have read/write permissions to USB devices.+ 
 +The current user (the user **newRPL Desktop** is running as) needs to have read/write permissions to USB devices.
 Create a new group ''​usbdevices'',​ then add the current user to that group. Create a new group ''​usbdevices'',​ then add the current user to that group.
 Next, create a file (as root) ''/​etc/​udev/​rules.d/​50-HIDDevices.rules'',​ containing the following two lines: Next, create a file (as root) ''/​etc/​udev/​rules.d/​50-HIDDevices.rules'',​ containing the following two lines:
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 This will indicate the system to assign the group usbdevices to all new HID devices, and permits read/write to members of that group. This will indicate the system to assign the group usbdevices to all new HID devices, and permits read/write to members of that group.
 +Finally, restart the system for the new permissions to take effect.
  
 **freeBSD** **freeBSD**
-The current user (the user newRPL Desktop is running as) needs to have read/write permissions to USB devices.+ 
 +The current user (the user **newRPL Desktop** is running as) needs to have read/write permissions to USB devices.
 Create a new group ''​usbdevices'',​ then add the current user to that group. Create a new group ''​usbdevices'',​ then add the current user to that group.
 Next, create a file (as root) ''/​etc/​devfs.rules'',​ containing the following: Next, create a file (as root) ''/​etc/​devfs.rules'',​ containing the following:
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   add path '​uhid*'​ mode 0660 group usbdevices   add path '​uhid*'​ mode 0660 group usbdevices
  
-Finally, edit the file (as root) ''/​etc/​rc.conf''​ and add a line at the end:+Edit the file (as root) ''/​etc/​rc.conf''​ and add a line at the end:
  
   devfs_system_ruleset="​localrules"​   devfs_system_ruleset="​localrules"​
   ​   ​
 +Finally, restart the system for the new permissions to take effect.
  
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