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Old 01-22-2011, 12:13 PM   #1
robert1305
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Scanner Problem


I have a 3in1 Epsonsx415, the printing part works perfectly but Ubuntu 10.10 will not detect the scanner.

Any help would be gratefully appreciated.
 
Old 01-22-2011, 12:17 PM   #2
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Have you installed SANE? It's not usually installed by default, so you should do it manually.
 
Old 01-22-2011, 03:32 PM   #3
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Hello robert1305,

you'll have to check if the scanner is recognized with root-permissions
Code:
sudo sane-find-scanner
or
Code:
sudo scanimage -L
if this works with sudo (with root permissions) but not as a normal user, be sure to add the user to the groups "scanner" and "lp". You can check the groupmembership of a user with
Code:
groups
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