[sane-devel] saned to solve root issue ?
Fri, 10 Aug 2001 17:28:50 +0200 (CEST)
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> Well it's been a while since i wrote and yet i havent had any
> success using xsane as non root.
> Im no programmer but i gave it a good shot.
> It semed if i had understood well i had to set saned to run as root.
> but then two things pop to mind
> 1 - Ok first is easy it's how to set saned to run as root
> ( im an incompetent ..im still trying to figure how to make saned
> eun always as root )
that's the solution. replace saned.saned in /etc/inetd.conf by root.root
> 2 - Second once it's set how do i use the saned daemon ,how do i call it ?
see the man page saned and sane-net for a detailed description
> Keep in mind im no programmer but a simple folk trying to have his
> scanner work so i can scan the wife's family photos to put into her
> family tree..
> PS as ROOT user i used GIMP and bingo ..it works beautifully
> but like Griz mentioned it would be way better to use both as non root.
> And Griz dont despair ..there is no actual device .it's a " virtual device "
> if i understood correctly , so we did not find any devices to chmod ,
> there aint one..
> : )
> So if anyone can help clarify this both of us would greatly appreciate
> Thank you for your patience.
> Merry Christmas
- -- jochen
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