A query regarding Epson Perfection V39 Scanner
bkpsusmitaa at gmail.com
Thu Sep 12 13:05:00 BST 2019
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My dear illustrious Team Members,
I am planning to buy a Scanner. Only Epson Flatbed scanner appears
viable, as in India it seems only Epson has a very good quality of
service. I have had a very negative experience with Canon.
In amazon.in, I find that Epson Perfection V39 Scanner is mostly sold.
There are no HP product at the nearby price range.
However, I see at the Sane page:
that the said printer is unsupported. But the row shows some comments
that could evoke some expectations.
I quote the row:
Perfection V39 USB 0x04b8/0x013d Unsupported supported by the
epkowa backend plus non-free interpreter epson2
(1.0.124 (unmaintained)) sane-epson2
It is probably developed by the manufacturer itself. The question is:
will it work for a given Linux system? I have an old Ubuntu system and
Knoppix 7.2.0 based on Debian wheezy. Yes, I know that I need to
upgrade. I have even downloaded Knoppix 8.5 but haven't installed it
on my computer. The older versions presently address all my needs.
My Ubuntu system is:
Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
Any suggestion on Epson drivers? Any suggestion on any other scanner?
The Amazon page for India is:
Eagerly awaiting your advice.
A Linux user
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