[sane-devel] Parallel as non root
Tue, 31 Jul 2001 15:19:26 +0200 (CEST)
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The solution to your problem is the SANE network daemon saned. You
can install saned who is running as root (yes, the man-page says, this
isn't recommended) and allow users to access to scanner over TCP.
Please see the man-pages saned, sane-net and sane-mustek_pp for hints
how to setup this. Information about user authentication with passwords
is provided in the man-pages saned and scanimage.
- -- jochen
> Good evening
> I thought i had it made.
> Xsane recognised the scanner and i was in business..so i thought.
> In the archives there is a letter addressing just that.
> I changed owner and chmod the files as suggested.
> Then when i tested SANE_DEBUG_MUSTEK_PP=255 xsane in non root mode
> i had a surprise.
> Gtk-WARNING **: This process is currently running setuid or setgid.
> This is not a supported use of GTK+. You must create a helper
> program instead. For further details, see:
> Refusing to initialize GTK+.
> Running xsane by itself also returns this unpleasant warning.
> So where do i go from now ?
> Is this fixed in the new sane 1.0.5 ? Will a new frontend fix this ?
> Sincere thanks
> Richard Hebert
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