Firstly, I hope I've opened this thread in the right forum, please let me know if not and I'll move it. I have openSuSE 11.1 x86_64 installed and an Epson SX600FW all-in-one. I have the printing side working by updating the gutenprint drivers to 5.2.4 from Openprinting, however, I now need to get the scanner working.
I experience the same issue with the LiDE100 model.What I tried so far:- add scanner model to /etc/udev/rules.d/53-sane.rules- add 04a9:1904 to /etc/sane.d/genesys.conf- uncomment the hpaio entry in /etc/sane.d/dll.confAny new ideas on that suject ?
Ubuntu 14.04 currently ships with sane-backends 1.0.23 which somehow does not support my Canon i-SENSYS MF 4780w all-in-one printer/scanner/fax.
I compiled sane-backends from source and modified a couple of symbolic links, and now I can use the scanner. Here is what I did.
I have installed sane-backends-1.0.24 and sane-frontends-1.0.14 in Ubuntu 14.04 for my scanner Benq 5000 how to detect it in order to start scanning documents and ocr.
I don't understand the difference between sane-backend and sane-frontend, can you explain me this
I've decided to open a new topic regarding a response from machinebacon under a previous post.I've followed the directions below. There was no 40-libsane.rules file, but there was a 60-libsane.rules file. I added the two lines referenced in step 5 to both files. Unfortunately, neither seemed to do anything.According to the supported devices on the Sane Project site, the
The SANE version in the repository is 1.0.22-2 but the latest stable version is 1.0.23 according to the SANE-project page.I had a problem with my scanner and compiling the new version from source fixed it, so it would be great if the package gets updated.Thanks in advance!
It looks like both are supported by sane, you just may have to go through the typical configuration steps to get a scanner working to get the scanner part working.You can take a look at the arch wiki on sane to get an idea of what may be required.https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Sane