[sane-devel] Fail to build sane-backends ( PIXMA 3100 Series )
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 01:46:12 UTC 2013
Try as root, it might be a permissions issue.
On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 9:38 PM, Matt Fields <fields.emmett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, thanks, I believe I have (finally) successfully built and installed
> However, I'm still unable to get xsane / scanimage to identify my scanner.
> It is a Canon PIXMA 3100 series. It is available by wireless or by USB.
> sane-find-scanners detects the PIXMA by USB, but not by wifi: scanimage -L
> does not detect the scanner at all.
> Where to proceed from here?
> *Output from both commands:*
> $ sane-find-scanner
> # sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the
> # result is different from what you expected, first make sure your
> # scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer.
> # No SCSI scanners found. If you expected something different, make sure
> # you have loaded a kernel SCSI driver for your SCSI adapter.
> found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x1752 [MG3100 series])
> at libusb:002:005
> # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be
> supported by
> # SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend's manpage.
> # Not checking for parallel port scanners.
> # Most Scanners connected to the parallel port or other proprietary ports
> # can't be detected by this program.
> # You may want to run this program as root to find all devices. Once you
> # found the scanner devices, be sure to adjust access permissions as
> # necessary.
> [09:35:40AM 04-09-2013] ~
> $ scanimage -L
> No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different,
> check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the
> sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation
> which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages).
> On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 4:19 AM, Rolf Bensch <rolf at bensch-online.de> wrote:
>> Hi Matt,
>> Am 08.04.2013 18:10, schrieb Matt Fields:
>> > Hi guys.
>> > I'm trying to build sane-backends to get my Canon PIXMA 3100 series
>> > working. I am able to use Canon's included scanner program, but it's
>> > not the greatest. Would like to get xsane / gscan working.
>> > I am unable to build sane-backends successfully.
>> > Here's the log from the configure step / make-file:
>> > I'm new to building/compiling. Any help? Thanks.
>> > $ ./configure --prefix=/usr BACKENDS=PIXMA --sysconfdir=/etc
>> > --localstatedir=/var
>> PIXMA must be lower-case.
>> I usually use this command:
>> $ BACKENDS="pixma" ./configure
>> and do a parallel installation to the system's sane-backend as described
>> in README.linux.
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