[sane-devel] HP LaserJet CM1312nfi CC431A printer/scanner/fax

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 12:36:49 UTC 2008

did you try asking the hplip guys?


On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 12:06 AM,  <kilgota at banach.math.auburn.edu> wrote:
> My wife's oldest son just sent me the following note:
> "I bought an HP LaserJet CM1312nfi CC431A which is a
> network printer / scanner (and copier / fax). Printing works perfectly via
> the network interface using some generic HP driver which CUPS already had.
> For the scanning I was looking at SANE www.sane-project.org , which
> appears
> to be the primary open source scanner software.
> "The sane-find-scanner program does find the device when I connect it via
> USB, but scanimage --list-devices does not. It's not on their supported
> list, but I'm thinking (guessing) the scanner can't be all that different
> from all the other scanners out there... or at least from the other HPs.
> Any ideas on how to get it working ? BTW I have very little knowledge of
> USB devices under Linux other than simply mounting drives, so I haven't
> really tried anything yet )
> "(I mainly bought the thing for the printing / copying / fax, so this is
> in
> part academic; but it would be nice to have it all work in Linux, plus I
> figured this might be right up your alley...)"
> So I wonder if anyone knows anything about this particular gadget. If we
> need to learn more about it, then he does not live very close to us, but
> he does run Linux at home and would probably be willing to participate to
> some extent in figuring out what to do. Naturally, I told him that a first
> good step is the output of lsusb or /proc/bus/usb/devices (if available)
> or, preferably, both. I have not yet gotten anything back from him about
> that.
> Just curious. Do we get better cooperation out of HP these days than we
> used to?
> Theodore Kilgore
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