I have a Brother MFC-260c multifunction printer
It prints OK but the scanner only operates under root
What steps do I take to alter the permissions on the scanner and how do
I find out the correct path when I change permissions it is connected
I had the same problem with our MFC215C.
In order to get around this problem, I added the following rule to the
"/etc/udev/rules.d" directory as rule file "45-libsane.rules", which
fixes group (= scanner) and access (= 666):
## Brother MFC 215C
NB: The SYSFS... line should be on a single line, in case it gets
broken up in my post.
The specific idVendor and idProduct values you can get from running
the "lsusb" command in a terminal. Here's the output for my MFC-215C:
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 04f9:0193 Brother Industries, Ltd MFC-215C
Peter Reutemann, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Waikato, NZ
Ph. +64 (7) 858-5174