[sane-devel] HP scanjet 2400

Stef stef.dev at free.fr
Mon Apr 23 20:19:26 UTC 2012

Le dimanche 22 avril 2012 21:51:40 jochen eggert a écrit :
> This is about HP scanjet 2400 (the "C" is omitted on the scanner and the
> installation CD ?). In the SANE Backends list it is mentioned as
> unsupported as well as untested, so it is a bit unclear what the status
> is. However, some experiences with the device:
> System:
> Version 10.04
> Kernel Linux 2.6.32-39-generic
> Gnome 2.30.2
> Toshiba Sattelite Pro
> There are actually two problems, one is, that SANE can only be started
> as root, that makes it a bit difficult to test the scanner. As far as I
> have understood there must be a file which permission I have to change,
> but I do not know which file and to what permission. So the first steps
> to make scanjet 2400 working were under SANE started as root. What came
> out of the bash you can see in attachment bash.txt
> Although the scanner has been recognized it will not work, a message
> like "Cannot start scanner, invalid argument" appears. I have also
> attached a screen shot of the file manager about SANE directory and the
> files contained in it. Now help!
> Actually I had also problems with this scanner under Windows, they got
> solved with XP service pack 2.
> Jochen


	this scanner is fully supported in the git version. There are ubuntu PPA 
that will allow you to install this development version. I think that will 
also fix the permission problem.


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