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Bug#485911: marked as done (debian-installer: Add default user to 'scanner' group)

Your message dated Thu, 10 Feb 2011 08:36:58 -0500
with message-id <20110210133658.GA2465@mail.gmail.com>
and subject line Re: Bug#561964: general: add the user also in scanner group by default
has caused the Debian Bug report #561964,
regarding debian-installer: Add default user to 'scanner' group
to be marked as done.

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Package: debian-installer
Severity: normal

The default user should be added to the 'scanner' group so that they can
use image scanners. We already add them to plugdev, netdev, video, etc.,
so I think this is consistent with what is already done.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (530, 'testing'), (520, 'unstable'), (510, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-rc5 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Index: packages/user-setup/debian/user-setup-udeb.templates
--- packages/user-setup/debian/user-setup-udeb.templates	(revision 53669)
+++ packages/user-setup/debian/user-setup-udeb.templates	(working copy)
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@
 # Allow preseeding the groups to which the first created user is added
 Template: passwd/user-default-groups
 Type: string
-Default: audio cdrom dialout floppy video plugdev netdev powerdev
+Default: audio cdrom dialout floppy video plugdev netdev powerdev scanner
 Description: for internal use only
 Template: passwd/root-login

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--- Begin Message ---
reassign 561964 user-setup
forcemerge 485911 561964

Chris wrote [2009-12-21]:
> By default doesn't enabled my user to use the scanner.
> Please add this by default.

In Squeeze, fresh users are member of the scanner group.

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