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http://crunchbang.org – I recently installed Crunchbang on my desktop computer, which has been my scanning workhorse this far. I have an old Agfa Duoscan F40 flatbed scanner and on WinXP I used Vuescan, which also works on Linux, for all my scanning. After plugging in the scanner (USB) and turning it on, and launching Vuescan, the application doesn't detect the scanner. Neither does simple-scan, which I tried out to see if the problem lies within Vuescan. Running lsusb in terminal does, however, list the scanner. The Vuescan website claims no additional software is required under Linux for this scanner model, an (HowTos)