[sane-devel] PIXMA Backend Detection Issue

Louis Lagendijk louis at fazant.net
Sat May 14 11:43:29 UTC 2016

On Thu, 2016-05-12 at 14:04 +0000, Cian Walsh wrote:
> Hey all,
> Apologies if the format of this email is incorrect, this is my first
> mailing list email.
> Anyway, does anyone know who I'd get in contact with regarding an
> issue with the PIXMA backend driver? According to them man docs, USB
> printers should be autodetected, but mine doesn't appear to be.
> Trying to run SANE from a Raspberry Pi running Debian, and connecting
> to a  Canon PIXMA MP282.
Did you try as a normal user or as root?

As root try:

to see if your scanner is vsible on the USB bus at all
When it is (still as root):

scanimage -L

and see if the scanner is accessable as root.

Best regards, Louis

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