[sane-devel] sane related uvdev rule prevents HP printer from working

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Sat Oct 26 13:21:29 BST 2019


I had a long journey to make my HP printer work, see here:
https://forum.ubuntuusers.de/post/9107213/ (German)

The solution was to deaktive a sane related uvdev rule
# $Id: 99-saned.rules 218 2016-02-19 18:48:21Z wimalopaan $
#  scanbd - KMUX scanner button daemon
#  Copyright (C) 2008 - 2016  Wilhelm Meier (wilhelm.meier at fh-kl.de)
#  This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
#  it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
#  the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
#  (at your option) any later version.
#  This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
#  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
#  GNU General Public License for more details.
#  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
#  along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
#  Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
02110-1301, USA.

# change group to saned for sane devices
# needed for saned to get scanner access

ENV{libsane_matched}=="yes", GROUP="saned"

What is the use of this rule?
What can break, if I disable it?
(sudo mv /lib/udev/rules.d/99-saned.rules


Von meinem Seibert gesendet

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