[sane-devel] Benq 5550

Jacques Bon jbon at cafcom.net
Sun Aug 19 21:28:10 UTC 2007

Le Mon, 20 Aug 2007 01:09:58 +0400
"Jury Azovtzev" <gumanoed at gmail.com> a écrit :

> Hi!
> I installed Ubuntu 7.04 on to my neighbour's PC and there was Benq
> 5550. I tryed run it as usual snapscan one. I found *.bin on CD and
> put it to the system. Then i fixed firmware path
> on /etc/sane.d/snapscan.conf and uncomment usb scanner line. But it
> dosn't workpropertly.
> When i run XSane the lamp it turning on but i get message "device not
> found".
> Any suggestions?

Maybe a permission issue ? Could you try "sane-find-scanner" and
"scanimage -l" on the command line, as root, and normal user ?

I don't know on Ubuntu, but on my Slackware, users must be in the
"scanner" group to access scanner.

Hope this helps
Jacques Bon

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