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

kilgota at banach.math.auburn.edu kilgota at banach.math.auburn.edu
Fri Nov 21 18:08:46 UTC 2008

On Fri, 21 Nov 2008, m. allan noah wrote:

> did you try asking the hplip guys?

No. But I would be glad to do so. Can anyone help me with an appropriate 
contact address?

Theodore Kilgore

> allan
> 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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