[sane-devel] USB sanner only as root

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning at meier-geinitz.de
Sun Jan 15 19:53:27 UTC 2006


On 2006-01-15 17:30, Gustavo Bayer wrote:
> Using two differente computers, both with Debian based on kernel
> 2.6.14-kanotix-6, I can access the USB-scanners (Benq 4300U and Benq 5000U)
> only as root. In another list I got the information that this should be
> because of a bug in sane/hotplug. Is this true, and is there a solution? By
> the way, the user is already in the groups "scanner" and "saned"

See Deabin's README.debian and SANE's README.linux.
If adding the user to group "scanner" is not enough, checking if its
ids are in /etc/hotplug/usb/libsane.usermap,
/etc/sane.d/hotplug/libsane.db or in /etc/udev/libsane.rules may help.
The actual file depends on your distribution.


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