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Old 04-18-2006, 02:53 PM   #1
ahalfapint
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Exclamation Scanner driver for Visoneer One Touch 7600


I have SuSE 10 and a Visioneer One Touch 7600 scanner does any one know of drivers for this unit? Can drivers be written for this scanner? Even just simple ones?
 
Old 04-18-2006, 03:16 PM   #2
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Hi,

Your scanner is not supported by the backend program SANE. Without this your scanner cant comunicate with Linux.

Check out the SANE site here:
http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html

regards,
 
Old 04-18-2006, 03:21 PM   #3
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This driver says it works on that scanner, but it only works with 2.4 kernel.
 
Old 04-19-2006, 08:38 AM   #4
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The driver linked by spooon is several years out of date, and not Sane compatible, which means it's all but useless for a current system. Give it a try if you're desperate, but don't hold out too many expectations for it.

I also suffered an huge amount of frustration trying to get a Visioneer One Touch scanner working on Linux. It was a different model (4400), but also completely unsupported. I did a lot of research, and found a lot of false hope (including pages that claimed it was compatible with drivers for various other scanners), but in the end I discovered that the reason there wasn't a driver for it was because the scanner itself was a bit of a hardware hack, and was practically unsupportable. I can't tell you whether your model is the same, but you have to ask yourself why there isn't a driver for it.

In the end, I sold my 4400 scanner, and bought a new one that is supported. Okay, so it cost me a bit of money, but I was wasting so much time trying to get the old one working, and it just wasn't worth it.
 
  


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