[sane-devel] scanimage can't open my scanner

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 21:17:52 UTC 2014

Are you using a USB3 port? What version of sane-backends are you using?


On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 4:04 PM, Daniel Halloran
<dhalloran at trustcobank.com> wrote:
> I'm having issues getting a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500 working on ubuntu.
> It recognizes the device in gscan2pdf, however when I select it I get this
> error message:
> open of device fujitsu:ScanSnap S1500:328443 failed: Invalid argument
> [gphoto2] init_gphoto2: error: serial:/dev/ttyd1 is not a valid gphoto2
> port.  Use "gphoto2 --list-ports" for list.
> I contacted the author of gscan2pdf, Jeffrey, and he tried helping me best
> as he could.
> He says,
> "Well - neither the perl bindings for SANE, nor scanimage could
> access the scanner. It should work:
> http://www.sane-project.org/cgi-bin/driver.pl?manu=fujitsu&model=scansnap&bus=any&v=&p
> It might be worth asking on the SANE mailing list
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/sane-devel
> Until you can get scanimage to open it, you won't get far with
> gscan2pdf, unfortunately."
> So here i am contacting the SANE mailing list.  Any help at all would be
> greatly appreciated.
> Thanks for your time.
> Regards
> Daniel Halloran
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