[sane-devel] Setting usb permissions by hand

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 12:19:20 UTC 2008

recent linux systems actually use files in /dev/bus/usb instead.


2008/8/22 Kanito 73 <kanito73 at hotmail.com>:
> Hi list
> One question, how can I set by hand permissions to the usb scanner device to
> be worldwide accessible? I tried
> chmod 777 /proc/bus/usb/00#/00#
> # are the specified numers by sane-find-scanner (or at least I guess that)
> but normal user can't access...
> They only way to recognize the scanner as normal user was setuid to root
> scanimage, but it didn't work with xsane throwing an error that GTK does not
> allow setuid... so, I want to change permissions by hand and make it
> worldwide accesible, there's no problem am the only person that uses this
> computer and the scanner, so I don't care it could be 777
> Can anybody tell me how can I change the permissions by hand and get rid of
> udev while I find a solution?
> Thanks
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