[sane-devel] CanoScan LiDE 400 supported by SANE ?

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Mon Feb 11 01:38:47 GMT 2019

Hi Thomas,

Thomas writes:

> Hi
> I am just a fedora user and wondering if SANE project is supporting the
> CanoScan LiDE 400 device. After fruitless attempts to see the scan
> device via xsane or simple-scan and looking to
> http://www.sane-project.org/lists/sane-mfgs-cvs.html it seems still not.
> So i had to install the linux scangearmp2 software via the rpm file
> furnished by Canon. As you may know, this software is very basic and
> moreover limits the full possible parameter range of the device (for
> instance the resolution is only 300 dpi).
> Maybe i am wrong and there is perhaps already a possibility of driving
> the CanoScan LiDE 400 with simple-scan. If so I will greatly appreciate
> to know how. If still not, it would be great if the SANE project may in
> the next future support this device ...

As Povilas already mentioned, this scanner is not supported but you may
be interested in


Hope this helps,
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