Running Xsane as user

Rem P Roberti remegius at
Thu Feb 3 21:41:29 UTC 2011

Boy, this kind of problem has been following around lately.  When I 
attempt to start Xsane as user I get an error message telling me "No 
device available."  One of the help options states that the permissions 
for the device file may not allow its use---try as root.  Naturally, 
when I start the program as root it recognizes the scanner and works 
perfectly.  But I sure don't want to run this program as root.  I 
thought that I had all of my permissions taken care of in 
/etc/devfs.conf, but apparently I don't.  Either that or it really isn't 
a permissions problem to begin with, in which case I'm not sure where to 
start looking for a solution.


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