[sane-devel] Epson V600 Photo - error message

George T Diller gtdiller at ufl.edu
Thu May 4 15:50:29 UTC 2017

Thank you for your good will here with language problems in addition to 
program imponderables.

What leaves me perplexed: with the epkowa (free) 3 drivers, the V600 
photo scanner works perfectly under the VueScan (not-free) software, BUT 
under Linux-mint, the XSANE Scan program fails. Why?


George T. Diller

On 04/05/2017 06:58, Jose Paulo Moitinho de Almeida wrote:
> The error message reports a failure to open the ICM profile of the scanner
> (profile, profil in French, is incorrectly translated as profit!)
> The original message (from xsane?) is something like
>> Error during CMS conversion: Could not open scanner ICM profile:
> If epkowa is not providing a colour profile (and assuming that you are not
> preparing one) the alternative is to disable colour management.
> Regards
> ZP
> On Thursday 04 May 2017 19:07:46 Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>> Hi George,
>> gdiller writes:
>>> Erreur pendant la conversion CMS; échec de l'ouverture Profit ICM du
>>> scanneur; , V
>> My French is non-existent and machine translation doesn't make this any
>> less cryptic.  How is this related to SANE?
>> As for the Epson V600 Photo, it is supported by SANE only through a
>> third party backend (epkowa) and even then still requires a non-free
>> plugin.
>> I'm afraid there is extremely little the sane-devel mailing list can do
>> to help you.  Please contact upstream for support.
>> Hope this helps,
>> --
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George T Diller

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