Can remote users control the scanner(s) too?

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Tue Sep 28 21:42:18 UTC 2004


On 2004-09-28 13:18 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > Does this mean that remote users (users not at the console) will be able to 
> > control the scanner(s)?
> It means that the console user will also be able to access the scanner when
> they log in remotely, because the first user is added to these groups during
> installation.  Users who are added "by hand" will not have access to these
> groups by default.

This needs to be clarified. If you add an user using the gnome system
tools, the new user _is_ in these groups by default. Just if you use
adduser, the new user is only in his standard group.

Martin Pitt             
Ubuntu Developer  
Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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