[sane-devel] Canon Pixma MP140 Series

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 6 20:09:40 UTC 2008

We cannot help you debug Canon's closed source driver, since we dont
have the source code. I would suggest that if you have followed their
instructions and installed both packages they provide on that page,
and still cannot scan, that you contact them.


On 1/6/08, Eric and MJ <barbaric.eric at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I (maybe foolishly) bought a Canon Pixma MP145 that I saw on sale, and
> have been trying to get it to work for a while now.  It is not supported by
> SANE, but just this morning I checked back at Canon Asia, and just in the
> last two weeks they have released an rpm to support this model.
> http://support-asia.canon-asia.com/search?v%3aproject=AZZ-EN&binning-state=model%3d%3dPIXMA%20MP145%0amenu%3d%3dDownload%0aproduct%3d%3dMultifunctional%20Printers%0aos%3d%3dLinux&
> The rpms all say MP140, as did the windows driver cd, so I assume this is
> the same machine as was marketed in the US and Europe as the MP140.  Anyway
> I installed them, yet sane still doesn't find my scanner (nor does Kooka for
> that matter).  The printer drivers work fine.  But that is quite a bit
> simpler, eh?  What might it take to get this supported by SANE, now that
> Canon has released official Linux support for the device?  Oh, I use Fedora
> 8, and my sane version is 1.0.18-17.
> Thanks!
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