[sane-devel] Xsane can't find scanner - again, but this one is USB

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at suse.de
Fri Oct 30 09:00:10 UTC 2015


On Oct 29 23:12 MR ZenWiz wrote (excerpt):
> I run Xubuntu 14.04.3 with an HP 5740 all-in-one attached on
> the USB (bus 3, device 14).

Is it connected at USB3 i.e. via the kernel module xhci?

Does "lsusb -t" show the "Driver=xhci" for this device?

If yes, there are curently issues with USB3.

For example see

> This is most frustrating.  I hate to say it, but Windows never
> has this problem, and I'm no fan of that PoS.

I cannot describe sufficiently in words how much I hate it
to read such frustrating useless stuff again and again.
Why do you think you are in a position to complain on a
public accessible free software developer mailing list?
It seems you think you are in a position to demand from
free software developers that they make their software
so that it supports your selfish "no fan of" needs?
Just buy whatever you like wherefrom you like and then
you might have some (limited) rights to complain there.
Alternatively - if you really want free software (and not
only something for free) - you yourself are responsible
to support freedom which means you must contribute real
value to free software projects. Everybody can contribute
real value to free software projects. Even a totally
unexperienced end-user can for example provide meaningful
issue reports that support and help free software developers
to make their software better, cf. "Basics" at
In general if you are really interested in free software
read the various articles at the Free Software Foundation.

Johannes Meixner
SUSE LINUX GmbH - GF: Felix Imendoerffer, Jane Smithard,
Graham Norton - HRB 21284 (AG Nuernberg)

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