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

Rolf Bensch rolf at bensch-online.de
Mon Feb 11 19:36:17 GMT 2019

Hi Thomas,

I'll merge the patch to SANE sourced sometime until next week.


Am 11.02.19 um 02:38 schrieb Olaf Meeuwissen:
> 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
>   https://gitlab.com/sane-project/backends/issues/48
> Hope this helps,
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