[sane-devel] Mustek A3 scanner on Linux Mint 18
jtappin at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 10:06:08 UTC 2017
VueScan is a possibility. Not free software (neither speech nor beer) but
has Linux support for many scanners.
On 4 February 2017 at 06:01, Sean Greenslade <sean at seangreenslade.com>
> On February 3, 2017 12:54:56 PM PST, Derek Day <gsis at vfemail.net> wrote:
> >Hi All,
> >I'm new to this list, and to Linux (in the process of moving from
> >Windows 10). I have a low level of UNIX knowledge from a l.o..n...g
> >ago, not connected with hardware/device problems, and mostly forgotten
> >so bear with me.
> >I have a Mustek A3 2400S USB scanner which works under Windows 10, but
> >haven't been able to get it working -so far - under Linux.
> >lsusb reports:
> >Bus 002 Device 010: ID 055f:0503 Mustek Systems, Inc.
> >so it looks as though the system knows it's there, but XSANE reports:
> >"no devices available".
> >Similarly neither Simple Scan, Scanimage nor Vuescan can find any
> >If my understanding is correct I believe this scanner is not supported
> >by SANE. If I'm correct is there a way to add it to SANE or an
> >alternative to SANE? Are my only options to stick with Windows
> >(aaaargh!) or replace the scanner? Where do I go from here?
> Check this list. If it's not listed, you're SOL unless you are willing to
> code the backend yourself or pay someone else to.
> As far as I'm aware, there isn't any other project that does scanner
> driving in Linux besides SANE.
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