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Ubuntu disaster (blank screen after software update), Debian recovery

Posted 12-26-2014 at 08:57 PM by flshope

A few weeks ago, I did a routine Ubuntu software update. When I rebooted after the update, all I got was a blank screen.

Actually, it was just my backup computer, a 2003 Pogo Linux desktop (http://www.pogolinux.com/) whose dated hardware is still working fine. The machine -- Pogo2003 -- was recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04, which caused me some initial display anomalies because Ubuntu dropped the Nvidia display driver I was using (Nvidia-96). The display was pretty messed up but not...
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AGFA Snapscan e50

Posted 02-14-2013 at 05:52 PM by jere21
Updated 11-25-2014 at 02:07 PM by jere21

General:
As starting point to get your scanner working under Linux go to SANE: Supported Devices

Get the AGFA Scanwise driver package, which contains the necessary firmware "Snape50.bin" and save that somewhere.
Then modify /etc/sane.d/snapscan.conf:
Code:
firmware /path/to/ScanWise/Drivers/Snape50.bin
That's it.
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