[sane-devel] Xsane (canon MG6450)

lovrolu lovrolu at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 23 16:01:39 UTC 2015

Hi Louis,

thank you for your suggestions. I will report back if I find anything


On 09/22/2015 10:57 PM, Louis Lagendijk wrote:
> On Fri, 2015-09-18 at 22:55 +0200, lovrolu wrote:
>> Since quite some time has passed and it looks like OP either gave up or
>> had some difficulties, I thought I would chime in and help out since I
>> just got mine today.
>> http://www.sane-project.org/sane-backends.html#S-PIXMA lists PIXMA
>> MG6450's status as "untested". I would like to resolve this. Could
>> someone point me in the right direction? What am I to do as a tester?
>> Lovro
> hi Lovro
> I guess that Rolf Bensch, the main maintainer of the pixma backend is
> away. A few quick hints:
> - use the latest GIT-branch of Sane or find a recent Sane package for
> your distribution (if you need a package for Ubuntu, check Rolf's PPA: 
> https://launchpad.net/~rolfbensch/+archive/ubuntu/sane-git
> - connect the scanner using a USB cable
> - test the scanner in all resolutions 
> - Test color and B&W
> - for a bonus: connect the scanner over the network and repeat the test
> scans above
> Louis

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