[sane-devel] Canon MG5750 on a raspberry pi

Louis Lagendijk louis at fazant.net
Fri Dec 23 10:30:29 UTC 2016

On Sat, 2016-12-17 at 13:34 +0100, bartholomeo LC wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using a raspberry pi (Jessie) and i use it to share my printers
> (one Samsung and one Canon MG5750) other my network thru cups. 
> I would like also to share the scanner of my Canon MG5750 other my
> network.
> First of all i would like to to make the scanner work out right on
> the raspberry.
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> -------------------------------------------------------
> 1) I've connected the pi and the canon with a usb wire.
> 2) I've upgraded the distribution on the rapsberry and then installed
> sane-utils (version 1.0.24-8+deb8u1)
> uname -srvm
> Linux 4.4.26-v7+ #915 SMP Thu Oct 20 17:08:44 BST 2016 armv7l
> sudo apt-cache show sane-utils
> Package: sane-utils
> Source: sane-backends
> Version: 1.0.24-8+deb8u1
> Architecture: armhf
> Maintainer: Jörg Frings-Fürst <debian at jff-webhosting.net>
> Installed-Size: 529
your sane version is pretty old but even the 1.0.25 version does not
yet support the MG5700 series. You will probably need to compile Sane
yourself or find a PPA that has a recent version compiled from GIT. the
latest GIT seems to support the MG5700 series


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