[sane-devel] Canon DR2020U

Ulrich Schachenmayr ulrich at schachenmayr.net
Thu Mar 15 13:31:24 UTC 2012

I Have the same problem. My scanner is a Canon ImageRUNNER C1028iF
(copy, printer, fax. scanner ). Printer and fax work but I can not get
the scanner working.

Can anyone help me to get this box working under UBUNTU or KUBUBTU
11.10? Thank you for your help

Ulrich Schachenmayr
ulrich at schachenmayr.net

2012/3/15 Alejandro Imass <ait at p2ee.org>:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM, Benjamin Baker
> <benjamin at wimmerahills.com.au> wrote:
>> Unfortunately I have misread the supported scanners lists and purchased an
>> unsupported device.
>> It is a Canon DR2020U.
>> I run Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid).
>> I would be very happy indeed to hear that somebody is working on the
>> canon_dr backend to support this device.  Otherwise I'll just have to bribe
>> somebody - or do it myself.
> I tried the do it myself path with one of these machines and it was a
> lot better to hire an expert here. Some parts of Sane are easy but
> when you get down to the motor control, sensors, etc. you need to have
> the experience to quickly recognize these patterns or you're gonna
> spend _a lot_ of time and trial and error and the risk of ruining your
> machine. These ADF devices are a lot more complex than your average
> flatbed....
> The main problem will be the access to the machine for the person
> helping you develop this, and you will probably have to help and give
> remote access to your machine, etc. You may need a Windows machine and
> the original drivers so you can capture some examples of traffic
> between the pc and the device to get the work started.
> Best,
> --
> Alejandro Imass
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