running xsane only possible as root
npmccallum at canonical.com
Mon Sep 27 20:39:27 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-09-27 at 13:29 -0700, Nathan Howell wrote:
> 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 (https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1485 )
> might be applicable.
just add your user to the scanner group, should work fine.
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