[arch-general] Scanner only works as root

Antonio de la Rosa webmaster at web-t-sys.com
Tue Feb 5 19:12:56 EST 2008

Renan Birck escribió:
> Hello,
> I have an HP Photosmart C3180 all-in-one (printer/scanner/copier).
> Installed cups, hplip, sane.
> Printing works. Scanning, however, only works as root, otherwise xsane
> says that there are no devices.
> But if I chmod 777 -R /dev/bus/usb/* it works for my current user;
> therefore I deduce it is a permission problem. This looks like an udev
> problem, however my udev knowledge is next to null.
> What steps could I take to solve this problem? I would like to get rid
> of this ugly hack.
> Thanks.
Do you have your user in scanner group?

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