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

Alex ARNAUD alexarnaud at member.fsf.org
Sun Nov 26 07:35:32 UTC 2017

Le 25/11/2017 à 21:25, Hans Deragon a écrit :
>> If you use an HP multifunction printer you can configure it from
>> system-config-printer and you scanner feature will automatically work.
> Nope, that is not the case.  system-config-printer is only for the 
> printer side of a MFC device.  I can print to my MFC, but I cannot scan 
> it.  As a scanner, it does not exists and I have no means to add it 
> manually to Linux.

I don't understand precisely. Are you talking about HP printers or 
Brother MFC one? Brother provides a dedicated command-line tool to 
configure both printer and scanner.

Best regards.

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