hpscanjet 3500c not work in kooka – xsanea

My office have this scanner for years. But still work well and ok. Since I migrate to Slackware I have not operate it in my computer. It run well in Ubuntu xsane in my lab.
But when I try to run it using kooka in my slackware, it didnt work. So actually there is a simple trouble of recognizing the priviledge in my computer. My username can’t run the device so this is what I do (as suggested in the forum),
run as root, edit /etc/group
#nano /etc/group
put your username in scanner:x:93:username
save it and reboot your computer.
Hope it will work.

If it not, Let’s do other thing here
First,
#sane-find-scanner
wrote down the device appears, mine is like this

# sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the
# result is different from what you expected, first make sure your
# scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer.

# No SCSI scanners found. If you expected something different, make sure that
# you have loaded a kernel SCSI driver for your SCSI adapter.
# Also you need support for SCSI Generic (sg) in your operating system.
# If using Linux, try “modprobe sg”.

found USB scanner (vendor=0x03f0, product=0x2205, chip=rts8858c?) at libusb:003:002
# Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by
# SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend’s manpage.

# Not checking for parallel port scanners.

# Most Scanners connected to the parallel port or other proprietary ports
# can’t be detected by this program.

# You may want to run this program as root to find all devices. Once you
# found the scanner devices, be sure to adjust access permissions as
# necessary.

So the device is (vendor=0x03f0, product=0x2205, chip=rts8858c?) at libusb:003:002.

as root
#nano /etc/sane.d/hp3500.conf
write this down
usb 0x03f0 0x2205

Second,
#nano /etc/udev/rules.d/80-libsane.rules
Find this line for your scanner

# Hewlett-Packard ScanJet 3500C
ATTRS{idVendor}==”03f0″, ATTRS{idProduct}==”2205″, MODE=”0664″, GROUP=”scanner”, ENV{libsane_matched}=”yes”

Change the MODE to =”0666″

save it. Restart your computer. And try it once more. The scanner should work now in kooka.

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update may 03,2010
samething happen with xsane slackware 13.
But this time I just add my user name into /etc/group and restart the computer.
And it works.

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