[sane-devel] Epson & HP

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Sun Apr 26 05:39:02 BST 2020


Alexander Pevzner writes:

> Hi,
>> With that in mind, has anyone ever put any effort into any free drivers
>> for those machines?
> sane-escl (included into latest SANE release) and sane-airscan (the
> independent driver) support many of these machines, using vendor-neutral
> eSCL protocol.
> The next generation of sane-airscan adds support of WSD protocol, also
> widely implemented by these devices.
> Please note, scanning using opensource eSCL drivers often works much
> better and more reliable, that scanning using proprietary vendor drivers.

Probably so but please note that this only covers access via a network
connection.  It does *not* support USB if that's what one is after.

Hope this helps,
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