Re: Permission Problem with xsane - more
On 02/10/11 03:25, Thomas H. George wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 04:20:01PM -0400, Thomas H. George wrote:
>> I can run xsane as root but not as user tom although tom is a member of
>> the scanner group. What other group membership is required?
> As suggested by responders I have confirmed that I have always been a
> member of the scanner group and I have modified
> /lib/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules. This had no effect.
> To pinpoint the problem I ran strace -f -e trace=open,read xsane
> 2>/tmp/output. Here is the tail of /tmp/output
> Any suggestions of how better to pinpoint the cause of the problem?
Tell us your scanner model? :-)
Some scanners require membership of the lp group (eg. some HPs)