[sane-devel] How do I scan as a normal user?
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 26 16:59:25 UTC 2008
you need to change perms in /proc/bus/usb/ or in /dev/bus/usb, these
are usually manage by udev.
On 4/25/08, Marc Shapiro <mshapiro_42 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I recently purchased an EPSON CX7400 All-In-One and it prints and copies
> great. Scanning has been a problem. I am running Debian Etch and have
> sane and xsane installed. Until this evening I could not get sane to
> recognize that I had a scanner installed at all. I'm not sure what
> changed that, but it now recognizes the scanner if I run scanimage, or
> xscanimage as root, but NOT if I run as a normal user. Running xsane as
> root gives me warnings that this is not a good idea. I would much
> rather run as a normal user. I have added scanner0 to /dev/.static/dev
> (that is probably what made it start to work at all) and I have changed
> its ownership to root:scanner with permissions of 664. I am in the
> scanner group, so I expected to be able to use it as non-root. Do I
> need to reboot for this to take effect. What else do I need to do to
> run xscanimage as non-root?
> All help will be appreciated.
> Marc Shapiro
> mshapiro_42 at yahoo.com
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