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Old 09-01-2009, 10:34 AM   #1
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Angry Can't get DCP-115C scanner working (50-udev-default.rules)

am new to linux i'am also are an oldster iam using ubuntu 9.04 my printer is DCP-115C All in one I have got the printer working with the cupswrapper drivers but can't get the scanner working.I need to change the mode number from mode=0664 to mode =0666 in"/lib/udev/rules.d/50-udev-default.rules"file but the file won't let me alter it it says that i don't have permission. What do i do anyone ?
Old 10-02-2009, 10:43 AM   #2
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You need to edit the file as root, which is typically done by using 'gksu gedit' and then the file to edit. Better than editing the default rules - which Ubuntu doesn't like - would be to override the rule with one of your own. May I suggest something like this?

gksu gedit /etc/udev/rules.d/55-udev-user.rules

Add the lines specified by Brother:

# libusb device nodes
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device", ... , MODE="0666"

Save the file, exit gedit and reboot the computer.

I looked at these pages:

Scanner driver downloads:

Scanner driver instructions:

I hope this helps.



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