[sane-devel] Need help with Canon scanner
olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Thu Aug 20 23:00:33 UTC 2015
Alan McConnell writes:
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 05:52:18PM +0200, Jeffrey Ratcliffe wrote:
>> On 20 August 2015 at 16:23, Alan McConnell <alan at his.com> wrote:
>> > But this gives me error messages, letting me know that
>> > the install was not successful.
>> What are the error messages?
> Here they are:
> dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libsane:i386:
> libsane:i386 depends on libsane-common (= 1.0.24-8); however:
> Version of libsane-common on system is 1.0.22-7.4.
> libsane:i386 depends on libc6 (>= 2.15); however:
> Version of libc6:i386 on system is 2.13-38+deb7u8.
> libsane:i386 depends on libexif12 (>= 0.6.21-1~); however:
> Version of libexif12:i386 on system is 0.6.20-3.
> libsane:i386 depends on libgphoto2-6 (>= 2.5.2); however:
> Package libgphoto2-6 is not installed.
> libsane:i386 depends on libgphoto2-port10 (>= 2.5.2); however:
> Package libgphoto2-port10 is not installed.
> libsane:i386 depends on libjpeg62-turbo (>= 1.3.1); however:
> Package libjpeg62-turbo is not installed.
> libsane:i386 depends on libtiff5 (>= 4.0.3); however:
> Package libtiff5 is not installed.
> dpkg: error processing libsane:i386 (--install):
> dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> You can see that I am playing right into dependency hell!
> Not good.
Allan suggested installing a more recent OS in another message and that
is indeed your best bet. You mentioned running Debian's wheezy. That
is oldstable. Do yourself a favour and upgrade to jessie (stable) and
you get the right libsane version as an added bonus ;-)
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FLOSS Engineer -- EPSON AVASYS CORPORATION
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