[sane-devel] Ubuntu Support for LAN-Based Dell MFP Printer/Scanners?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 15:04:17 UTC 2011

When you buy a scanner that is not supported by your OS, you do tend
to have problems :)

If you are lucky, the machine might be made by xerox, and it might be
possible to get the xerox_mfp backend to talk to it.


On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 9:51 AM, John Bentham <jbentham at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have heard and now have seen first hand, how difficult it is to configure a LAN-based scanner.
> I recently purchased a Dell 2155cn network connected printer/scanner. The network printing works perfectly through CUPS. However, I have not found any adequate documentation on connecting to the scanner through an IP address.
> Has anyone successfully configured a Dell networked scanner on K/Ubuntu? Will HPLIP work?
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