xsane and simple-scan only working as root
chrjae at gmail.com
Fri Oct 25 19:13:53 UTC 2013
Thanks for your hints. I noticed that the only device in /dev/usb/ was
owned by the group "lp", and adding my user to "lp" in fact made scanning
work. (This is a combined printer/scanner, so I guess that's the reason.)
Well, except that simple-scan exits with an error message along the lines
of "stack smashing detected, exiting" unless running as root. But, I don't
care much as xsane works.
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