[sane-devel] Canon Canoscan LiDE 400 support in Slackware

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Sat Jan 11 12:20:11 GMT 2020

Hi Rich,

Rich Shepard writes:

> My old Epson flatbed scanner died. After looking on the supported devices
> page I bought a Canon Canoscan LiDE 400 which is shown as having 'complete'
> support. However, the pixma and other scanner module for Slackware don't
> support this scanner.
> sane-find-scanner identifies it, but scanimage -L fails to find it.
> I downloaded the source code for Canon's stand-alone program interface,
> butilt and installed it. Because I've used xsane for > 20 years I'd like to
> use it with this new scanner, too.
> Does the 1.0.28 backends support it? If not I'd appreciate help getting
> xsane to regognize and use this device.

Based on the git logs, the LiDE 400 was first added in 1.0.28.

Hope this helps,
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