[sane-devel] scanner setup problem

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Wed, 21 Apr 2004 18:41:28 +0200


On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 04:04:39AM -0600, tsitras@spymac.com wrote:
> OK i downloaded the "sbfw.usb" file from sane's website, but now what? where do i
> install that? and how? Please i need some help, as i am completely new to the
> area and i need this scanner to work.

"man sane-gt68xx" tells you where to put the firmware. Just copy it to
that location. If the directory doesn't exist, create it. The file
must be readable by everyone.

After that, start to scan with any frontend you like (xsane,
scanimage, xscanimage, ...).

If scanning works only as root you must set up permissions as
explained here: