running xsane only possible as root

Nathan Howell nathan at
Mon Sep 27 20:29:40 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-27-09 at 17:30 +0200, Hubertus Hiden wrote:
> Hello
> I have a CanoScan N640p attached to the parallel port. Xsane works but I 
> have to start it as root. If I start it as a normal user xsane can't 
> detect the scanner. What I did was to a chmod 666 /dev/lp0 but without 
> any effect.
> Could anybody please give me hint on where to look ?

Info in this bug ( )
might be applicable.


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