[sane-devel] Testing - CanonPixma MG5600 successful with git snapshot 20150424

Rolf Bensch rolf at bensch-online.de
Sat Apr 25 18:52:52 UTC 2015

Hi Gavin,

Many thanks for your report.

Please test one thing, before I update the status: Are 1200 dpi scans ok?

Many thanks for your help.


Am 25.04.2015 um 10:42 schrieb Gavin Falconer:
> As at 24th April 2015, the Canon Pixma MG5600 series is reported as
> untested.
> I built and installed sane-backends from git repository as at 20150424
> (commit f6896e0de481fad5c63bf7ffc271aca89b9cbb01) and successfully
> performed scanning via USB connection for a Canon Pixma MG5650 on
> Ubuntu Linux.
> Operating system: Ubuntu 14.04, Linux 3.13.0-49-generic, x86_64
> sane-backends built with:
> ./configure --disable-latex BACKENDS="pixma"
> (had to disable latex to avoid 'failed to make ptmr7t.tfm' as per
> http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-software-2/error-building-sane-4175490985/
> )
> libusb version 0.1.12
> Tested scanner by installing 'simple scan' application on Ubuntu.
> Previously, using the sane-backends debian package from the Ubuntu
> repositories (sane-backends 1.0.23-3ubuntu3.1), 'simple-scan' did not
> detect the scanner. After building sane-backends, simple-scan detected
> scanner as 'CANON Canon PIXMA MG5600 Series'. Successfully scanned
> images at 150dpi grayscale and 300dpi, 600dpi and 1200 dpi color.

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