scanner only as root

Soren Hauberg soren at
Wed Nov 24 22:38:57 UTC 2004

Oh, I forgot to say. To be sure I rebooted the machine after I added the 
user to the group but before changing the rights on /dev/lp0.


albi wrote:
> Soren Hauberg wrote:
>> Before I start to create init scripts (this is ubuntu not gentoo :-) ) 
>> I have tried the following:
>>   sudo chmod +rw /dev/lp0
>>   sudo chown sh.scanner /dev/lp0    (my username is sh)
>> but xsane still doesn't find my scanner when I'm not root.
> after adding users to a group you should logout and log in again
> before these changes will 'be visible'

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