DesktopLinux: Getting Scanners to Work with Linux
Jan 30, 2006, 05:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"I recently received a note from a disgruntled Linux user. He
was having an awful time trying to get his unidentified USB Canon
scanner to work with his copy of Xandros Desktop 3. He's not the
only one stuck in that position.
"This is yet another case, though, where the fault doesn't lie
with Linux. No, it's the eternal problem of hardware vendors
neither supplying drivers nor the information developers need to
SANE once again - How to configure an HP scanner to use SANE via
USB on Mandrake 7.2(Jan 11, 2001)