[sane-devel] Xsane used on HP Scanjet 2400c observations

Stef stef.dev at free.fr
Wed Dec 11 05:50:33 UTC 2013

On 02/12/2013 08:05, Shaligram K R wrote:
> Hi
> I am an Ubuntu newbie. I also use Simple Scan which is good but only B&W. For colour Xsane is wonderful.
> I tried Xsane with HP Scanjet 2400c. Initially there was a message of incompatibility. But the software worked and the scans were briliant. Thanks for the developers.
> What did not work was the preview, so I went directly for the scan and was extremely happy with the images.  If I change the dpi from 300 to 600 scanning fails. The OCR engine did not work.
> If you have any queries pls let me know. I shall try to respond to the extent I can, being a newbie.
> Regards
> Shaligram

     if you get a warning on startup, you are surely using an old 
version of sane-backends. What is the version installed ? You can either 
check your package manager or type the "scanimage -V" command to find it.

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