running xsane only possible as root
david at kenpro.com.au
Tue Sep 28 05:27:14 UTC 2004
On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> 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.
I just added my username to scanner, but Agfa Snapscan 1212 (USB) isn't
found. Libraries exist for this scanner, so I would have thought it should
detect. Is there something I should be doing?
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