[sane-devel] Scanner not recognised

Robin Stewart s48264 at bluebottle.com
Sat May 5 13:33:02 UTC 2007

I have followed Allan's suggestions and the following results. It looks 
to me as if there are three scanners found by sane find but the first 
one is not being recognised. What should I do next!


> robin at robin-desktop:~$ sane-find-scanner
> found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a7, product=0x0424) at libusb:005:005
> found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x1706 [MP750]) at 
> libusb:005:003
> found USB scanner (vendor=0x043d, product=0x002d) at libusb:001:007
> robin at robin-desktop:~$ scanimage -L
> device `pixma:04A91706_50900F' is a CANON Canon PIXMA MP750 
> multi-function peripheral
> device `gt68xx:libusb:001:007' is a Lexmark X73 flatbed scanner

The above comments are in response to m. allan noah's email of 05/05/07 
12:48 as quoted below:
> at the prompt, as root:
> sane-find-scanner
> if the scanner shows up there, then try:
> scanimage -L
> and see if it shows there.
> allan
> On 5/5/07, Robin Stewart <s48264 at bluebottle.com> wrote:
>>  I have three scanners on my Ubuntu standalone PC. The two being 
>> recognised
>> are the Lexmark x73 and the Cannon Pixma750. My Visioneer XP450 is 
>> showing
>> in the Device Manager of Ubuntu but does not appear in xsane or 
>> gscan2pdf.
>> The Visioneer is supported by the Avision backend, which I assume is
>> included in the Ubuntu package without me having to add anything. I have
>> tried the Ubuntu support forum but have not had any helpful advice as 
>> to how
>> to proceed. Can anyone here help me?
>>  Robin
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