[sane-devel] Installing scanbd with full EPSON V200 support on Ubuntu [scanbd]

Wilhelm wilhelm.meier at fh-kl.de
Wed Apr 4 06:54:34 UTC 2012

Am 01.04.2012 23:47, schrieb emmanuel.michel at wanadoo.fr:
> Hi Wilhelm, Hi everyone,
> As promised, this is my post to confirm I completed the install of
> scanbd on Ubuntu with full support of all four buttons of an "EPSON
> Perfection V200 Photo" scanner.
> To share my findings, I posted the whole procedure (2 posts) here:
> http://thehomeserverhandbook.com/2012/03/03/scanbd_part1/
> which explains how to patch scanbd with an "EPSON V200" specific
> backend, compile and install it.

many thanks to Emmanuel!

I just added the Epson V200 backend to scanbd/trunk. So the procedure 
should be a little bit easier ...

> http://thehomeserverhandbook.com/2012/03/18/scanbd_part2/
> which explains scanbd configuration including a nice script offering the
> following functions:
> - Single page scan to JPEG
> - Instant copy (scan to printer)
> - Email creation with JPEG or multi-page PDF attachment
> - Multi-page PDF creation
> All this using only the scanner front buttons!
> Also included is a special udev rule allowing to start xinetd/scanbd
> when the scanner is turned on and stop them when the scanner is turned off.
> Enjoy!
> Emmanuel
> (PS: As Ubuntu seems to have replaced inetd/xinetd with upstart now, I
> would be glad to start scanbd using upstart. Thanks in advance to those
> who will help me.)
> Le 09/02/2012 17:31, emmanuel.michel at wanadoo.fr a écrit :
>> Wilhelm
>> I promise I'll post to confirm when it'll work. Problem is I'm a Linux
>> newbie so I'm slow as I discover a lot of things :-). scanbd is the
>> first program I compile (stop laughing please). For now I can confirm I
>> patched scanbd to add a scanbuttond backend specific to the Espon v200
>> (because as far as I know epkowa backend won't allow me to manage the
>> buttons of this scanner), I run it using xinetd, the 4 functions are
>> discovered so I'll make my scripts. After that, I'll try to make sure
>> saned is ok and better understand some parts of your doc to be sure
>> everything is OK. Such as for example the part "If scanbd is running on
>> a desktop machine..." which is obscure to me ;-)
>> I'm glad to have scanbd as it seems it will end the fight between saned
>> and scanbuttond. Thanks for it !
>> Bests,
>> Emmanuel
>> Le 09/02/2012 12:33, Wilhelm a écrit :
>>>> In the meantime I'll return to scanbd as I'm about to succeed having
>>>> all
>>>> the 4 buttons working now :-)
>>> Are there any issues regarding scanbd?
>>> Regards,
>>> Wilhelm


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