[arch-general] Scanner only works as root
João Felipe Santos
joao.eel at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 19:17:40 EST 2008
how did you to install your printer/scanner? I could not get mine to work.
Did you used hp-setup?
On Feb 5, 2008 10:12 PM, Antonio de la Rosa <webmaster at web-t-sys.com> wrote:
> 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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