[arch-general] Scanner only works as root
neil at darlow.co.uk
Wed Feb 6 01:57:07 EST 2008
Renan Birck wrote:
> 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.
I have exactly the same printer. It is important that you are in both
the *lp* and *scanner* groups to use the device.
For administrative purposes, I believe, it is necessary to be in the
Did you also check the sane configuration file to ensure the *hpaio*
backend is enabled? I think it is in /etc/sane.d/dll.conf
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