[sane-devel] lexmark x1185

Stef stef.dev at free.fr
Wed Mar 18 05:42:03 UTC 2015

On 17/03/2015 15:22, Kurt wrote:
> Kurt Barbee   sharpsbarbee at emypeople.net
>   I am seeking help in getting my Lexmark X1185 scanner working.
> I do not need the printer part at this time.
>  When I run sane-find-scanner I do get the vendor= 0x043d product= 
> 0x07c @ libusb:001:006.
> Running scanimage -L reports no scanner found.
> I have on my system VM box with windows XP installed.
> Installing the Lexmark windows driver for the scanner I can scan items.
> When running xsane from root or the graphic interface I get the same 
> message.
> 1  Really no device.                   not true
> 2  Device busy                         not true
> 3  No permission                       not true  Get the same results 
> in root
> 4  Backend not loaded  by sane         can't find sane-dll or man 
> sane-dll
> 5  Backend not confg correctly         ?? how do I know this  I have 
> sane-lexmark file
>                                        in etc/sane.d/lexmark.confg as 
> follows:
>                               # X11xx series
>                               usb 0x043d 0x007c
>                               # X12xx series
>                               usb 0x043d 0x007d
>                               # Dell A920
>                               usb 0x413c 0x5105
>                               # X74
>                               usb 0x43d 0x0060
> 6  More than one sane version installed    ?? how would I find this out?
> If you can help me I would appreciate it very much.
>     Thank You
>     Kurt

     since this scanner is supported for a long time, I'd bet it is a 
permission problem. Try to run scanimage -L as root to check it.


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