[sane-devel] Setting usb permissions by hand

Nick Andrew nick at nick-andrew.net
Sun Aug 24 01:42:01 UTC 2008

On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 01:00:02AM +0000, Kanito 73 wrote:
> 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?

Add your username to the 'scanner' group, keep udev and don't touch the
device permissions.


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