> > login as user:
> > -nothing works
> > loging as root:
> > -terminal-> 'xscanimage' doesn't work
> > -desktop applauncher->xscanimage *does* work
> > That doesn't seem right. Is it?
> You have stated it succinctly: That doesn't seem right. But, it is! I
> have _no_ explanation nor theory, except that obviously permissions
> somewhere need to be reset.
Well, even the permissions thing doesn't seem right. su'ing to root gives
you the permissions you need. If it doesn't there's something *deeply* wrong
with the system or there is a environment variable in a init file that
doesn't get run when you simply doesn't get run.
About the desktop-applauncher, how is this setup? Are there additional
arguments being passed to xscanimage from it? There must be something
different there for the it work when running the same program from the
Also, can you tell me which driver is being used?
I tried this morning to login directly as root and ran xscanimage (albeit
from a console) and got the usual hung scanner.
Thanks very much, Bob. I'm *so* jealous of your success with nearly the same
equipment. Perhaps I should start looking around for a 1220S...
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