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Re: SANE can't find device if used through VNC - F9 (SOLVED)



2008/12/3  <redhatdude bellsouth net>:
>> > On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 2:44 PM,  <redhatdude bellsouth net> wrote:
>> >> I'm lost there Jonathan. Where do I start?
>> > Assuming you are running a gnome desktop....there is authorizations
>> > dialog in the system->preferences->system  menu.
>> >
>> > you should be able to adjust the authorizations for device access...
>> > including scanners.
>>
>> In fact... as jeff says system->preferences->system->Authorisations
>>
>> Then in the left hand pane, scroll down until you see "device-access".
>> As a sub-item of that entry you'll see "Directly access scanners".
>> Select that. In the right hand pane you'll see (amongst other things)
>> "Implicit authorisations" ... click the Edit button. Hopefully it is
>> self explanatory from then on...
>>
>
> Bingo. Thank you so much.
> Is it possible to grant these authorizations remotely through the terminal?
> EJ
>

Have never done it myself - seems to involve editing an XML file, so
you'd need to do a bit of reading to find the syntax. Have a look at:

http://lwn.net/Articles/258592/


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