[sane-devel] Looking for network scanner connection information

Jimi Damon jdamon at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 01:27:22 UTC 2018

Hi ,

Is there a reference network scanner backend that you recommend that I
check out if I wanted to fix canon_dr so that it would work over wifi ?

I'm proficient in C/bash etc and would be interested in trying to upgrade
it if I had something to go off of.


On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 5:17 PM, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:

> The sane canon_dr backend does not support network scanners. You will need
> to do some programming to make it work.
> allan
> On Jan 22, 2018 7:48 PM, "Jimi Damon" <jdamon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm looking to get my Canon dr-c225w working with my Ubuntu 16.04 distro.
>> The scanner is wifi enabled so I don't need a USB connected host to use
>> it.
>> My question  is: I can't find any examples (using my google-fu) that *just
>> *allows a Linux pc to connect to the scanner without a dedicated USB
>> device...ie only via Ethernet / wifi .
>> Can anyone point me to a better reference ?
>> Thanks,
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