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Old 06-04-2004, 11:15 AM   #1
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What scanners are recommended for SuSe Linux 9.0/9.1 Pro


I have a scanner, a Viviscan Visioneer III, that works just fine in Windows. As far as I can determine there are no drivers for Linux for this scanner. SuSe has NO scanners listed as compatible, so what scanner(s) are compatible despite SuSe?
 
Old 06-04-2004, 12:10 PM   #2
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have a look here

http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/index.php?cat=199

http://www.sane-project.org/sane-supported-devices.html

good luck.
 
Old 06-04-2004, 03:29 PM   #3
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also have a look here -

http://www.buzzard.org.uk/jonathan/scanners-usb.html

it's a wee bit out of date, but never mind..

fyi, i use an epson perfection 1250 which works, well, perfectly under suse 9; my father uses a umax astra 1220u, which, again, works fine. these are both older models, but i'd certainly be inclined to suggest looking at epson kit in the first instance - they tend to be very sympathetic to linux, with good support for scanners and printers. just remember to check the suse hardware compatibility list before parting with your money...
 
  


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