[sane-devel] CX5000 sorta of working now, but not completely

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 00:10:38 UTC 2010

I think your --libdir statement is to blame. I bet you have two
installs of sane- one in /usr/lib/sane, and the other in

Try configure without that argument, it is not required.


On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 7:33 PM, tj <999alfred at comcast.net> wrote:
> I downloaded 1.1.20 and did the following for Slackware 13 installation
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --libdir=/usr/lib/sane
> make
> sudo make uninstall
> sudo make install
> And now
> ~ $ scanimage -L
> device `epson2:libusb:001:002' is a Epson generic flatbed scanner
> No more "no scanning device detected" answer, but xsane gives "no devices
> available" window. But, when I start xsane, the scanner does a "reposition"
> of the scanning element.
> I run
> scanimage >image.pnm
> and it scans.
> Any ideas as to why xsane is not finding the scanner now?
> A lock file left over from the previous install?
> tj
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