[sane-devel] SANE needs a GUI like CUPS's 'system-config-printer' to manually add a network scanner.

Alex ARNAUD alexarnaud at hypra.fr
Mon Nov 27 19:50:34 UTC 2017

Le 26/11/2017 à 14:28, Hans Deragon a écrit :
> Greetings,
> I have an HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 MFC. I have two Linux computers at home, 
> a desktop and a laptop. Both are able to print to it, no problem. I 
> configured the desktop with hp-setup from hplip, using the USB cable. 
> That configures the device to use the wifi.  Once configured, I 
> disconnected the USB cable and that desktop computer is able to use the 
> scanner, no problem.  I have another laptop, which I just want to 
> connect to the same scanner.  I do not want to set the scanner up again, 
> since it is already configured.  I just want to tell Sane that there is 
> a scanner at address  Sane fails to detect it, and I have 
> no clue how to add it using a GUI nor a terminal for that matter.
> The should be a GUI feature that allows me to add a scanner the same way 
> one can add a printer.

OK, after checking what I do every time when configuring network 
multifunction HP devices I've only used system-config-printer without 
doing any manual configuration from command-line or from sane.

Which distribution are you using ? Are you using Ubuntu 17.10 ?

Best regards.
Visual-Impairment Project Manager
Hypra - "Humanizing technology"

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