[sane-devel] newbie

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 16:15:52 GMT 2021

You need to tell us what kind of scanner you are looking for, and a
general price range.


On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 9:41 AM Matt Zagrabelny via sane-devel
<sane-devel at alioth-lists.debian.net> wrote:
> Greetings SANE folks,
> I'm looking to get into scanning in the GNU/Linux world - I do not yet own a scanner. I know the SANE compatibility matrix exists [0], but I am hoping for some anecdotal recommendations.
> What scanners are people using and how happy are you with your scanner and your SANE front-end?
> Also, I read a short blog post [1] about the author's scanner yielding different results under Windows and GNU/Linux. The author claims that the Windows driver can have better color accuracy. Does anyone have any commentary about such notions?
> Thanks for helping me get my feet wet.
> Cheers,
> -m
> [0] http://www.sane-project.org/sane-supported-devices.html
> [1] https://www.digitaltidying.com/dont-use-linux-to-scan-photographs/

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