[sane-devel] Re: sane-avision and non-root scanning

René Rebe rene at exactcode.de
Wed Aug 24 10:22:32 UTC 2005


On Wednesday 24 August 2005 12:14, you wrote:

> I'm using your sane backend to do scanning with the HP scanjet 7400c. It
> works when invoking xsane as root but when I start xsane as a normal user,
> the scanner is non detected.
> I'm running a Debian sarge system.
> I suppose, that I just have to change some owners or permissions for
> files/dirs, but I don't know which are the important ones.


where x and y are variable where and when your scanner is plugged it. You can 
either manually chown/chmod/... the file - but normally (a) hotplug (variant) 
is used to control this. Sophisticated distributions preconfigure this for 
their users.

> Thanks in advance for any hints.

No problem,

René Rebe - Rubensstr. 64 - 12157 Berlin (Europe / Germany)
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