[sane-devel] NO scanner is now recognized. :(
Mr Fair Go
mrfairgo at mrfairgo.com
Mon Sep 27 05:07:04 UTC 2010
>> I compiled and installed the latest sane-backends-1.0.21 and tried to
>> use it with a Canon DR-2010C scanner,
I have a Canon MX310 which was scanning OK, but only in colour. There was
some sort of bug in Greyscale and B&W. I attempted to "compile and install"
the newer sane backends also, but as a newbie I clearly did something wrong,
because now none of my Linux scanning software will find the Canon or any
other scanner (I have 3). I even uninstalled and reinstalled SANE and
gscan2pdf via the Package Manager, but still "
Can someone point me to a *very basic* Linux how-to that explains for a
newbie exactly how to "compile and install" with Linux? Everything I look
at assumes I have more knowledge about "compiling" than I actually have.
Running LinuxMint 9 (Isadora) which is built on Ubuntu, for nearly a year
now. Up to this point upgrading and installing packages via Package Manager
has been adequate for my needs, but the newer version is not available this
way, thus I attempted the more challenging route, but can not find
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On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Ori Koren <ori at paperact.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 8:28 PM, Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch>
> >> Hi,
> >> I compiled and installed the latest sane-backends-1.0.21 and tried to
> >> use it with a Canon DR-2010C scanner,
> >> but the scanner is not recognized (by scanadf -L, or scanimage -L).
> >> sane-find-scanner and lsusb can see the device.
> >> Am I missing some option in one of the config files?
> >> I am using an ubuntu 8.04.3. The libusb-0.1-4, libusb-dev versions are
> >> both 2:0.1.12-8
> > What about permissions? Did you try as root also? And is the backend in
> > question enabled in your sane config?
> OK, it's working now.
> The thing that was missing was to add "canon_dr" to /etc/sane.d/dll.conf
> > Simon
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