[sane-devel] few newbie questions/problems

steve fsanta@arrakis.es
Sun, 9 Jun 2002 20:18:07 +0200

Hi everyone.

He's right. I put up an unofficiial howto last year which worked but got loads 
of flack from the list as 'that that's not the way we should do it' sort of 
stuff. With vuescan working out of the box for most scanners for $40. . . 

Cheers, Steve.

On Sunday 09 June 2002 21:43, Grzegorz Jaskiewicz wrote:
> Hello.
> Since few days i have old mustek 12000p scanner. I know that it is not
> fully supported under sane. But it was for me very bad experience to
> search any information on how should i start configuration with this and
> others pp scanners. in fact i found nothing, all programs that are about
> to search anything automatically are not working with pp. I know that
> now days nobody has new pp scanners but one, two .. years ago ?
> Because i didn't found anything about it can somebody tell me:
> 1) how should i configure sane 1.0.7, in Rh 7.3 i am using to work with
> my scanner. Even if it can only switch off the light.
> 2) Does somebody still work on that scanner back end ? I not, and
> somebody has resources (disasm of drivers, some documentation) i  will
> gladly finish it. No problem for me, i don't have much time. But that
> will be for me use full so i can do that.
> 3) Somebody should add newbie guide on sane site ! There is nothing for
> unexperienced users.
> Nobody will use Linux except hackers if there will be no simple
> configuration interface for each device type ! believe me :)
> GJ.
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