[sane-devel] Canon DR2020U

Benjamin Baker benjamin at wimmerahills.com.au
Thu Mar 22 02:41:47 UTC 2012

I just assumed since it's name starts "DR" that it would be similar to 
the others.  Lesson: never assume anything about hardware.

Is it likely that it will ever be supported by any backend?  Now I have 
it out of the box & running it is certainly a great performer (under 


On Thu, 15 Mar 2012 07:27:31 -0400, m. allan noah wrote:
> This machine will never be supported by the canon_dr backend. It uses
> a completely different protocol.
> allan
> 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.
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