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[ubuntu] Epson 4180 not working in Ubuntu 9.10

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have just got around to installing my scanner and followed this thread to the letter and nothing is working. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=594951 here is what I get when I do sane-find-scanner Code: me@My-desktop:~$ sane-find-scanner   # 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. found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8, product=0x0118) at libusb:001:004   # 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. then if I try scanimage -L Code: me@My-desktop:~$ scanimage -L WARNING: Unhandled message: interface=org.freedesktop.DBus.Introspectable, path=/, member=Introspect No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages). me@My-desktop:~$ No working scanner yet. been reading every thread I can find but am just getting confused now. (Hardware)