[sane-devel] HP scanjet 4100C scans as root but normal user can't even find it.

Mélodie meets1901 at no-log.org
Fri Mar 6 20:59:58 UTC 2009

On Fri, 6 Mar 2009 09:51:13 -0800 (PST)
tim_burch <tim_burch at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Howdy:
> At one time I had this scanner working fine but now that I've hooked it
> back up to this computer, I can only scan as root. Xsane doesn't even
> find the scanner as a regular user. I have added my user name to scanner
> in /etc/group
> which didn't make any difference. Not sure what to try next.


Did you make sure to have MODE="0666" in the related line in the udev rule
applying to your scanner ?

(Under /etc/udev/rules.d, there are a few files among which one is
dedicated to scanners).


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