[Novalug] still tryig to figure out how to set permissions on scanner
richard.ertel at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 08:05:42 EST 2009
what are the user, group, and permissions on /dev/sg6 after a boot? if
it is assigned to a group other than 'scanner', you could try adding
your user account to whatever group is listed by default.
On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 20:20, Bonnie Dalzell <bdalzell at qis.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Nov 2009, Jon LaBadie wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 12:29:54PM -0500, Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
>>> Xsane stopped working with the upgrade from Ubuntu Intrepid to Ubunto
>> It is not you, it appears to be a problem with Jaunty. See this link:
>> The author had a scsi scanner working from Feisty through Hardy which
>> stopped working in Jaunty except as root. There is a udev rule shown
>> which may fix the problem. In other links the suggestion was to
>> recover your udev rule from the earlier release and it should still
>> work fine.
> Ok how does one recover an udev rule?
> I do have a temp fix:
> I seem to be coming down with a cold so I had no creative energy so I
> spent most of today trying the various suggestions and doing more
> searching on the Ubuntu groups which resulted finally in one
> I run the following lines from a terminal:
> sudo chgrp scanner /dev/sg6
> sudo chmod 770 /dev/sg6
> and it works (I actually made a little shell script to do this.
> but it has to be run after each boot. the chmod does not carry over.
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