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Old 09-02-2003, 08:47 AM   #1
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Visioneer 8700 USB Scanner


Does anyone know how I can get my Visioneer 8700 USB scanner recognized in either RedHat 9 or Mandrake 9.1? The Visioneer site only mentions Windows drivers, and neither Linux distro recognizes it. Suggestions?
Thanks in advance.
Jon
 
Old 09-02-2003, 05:53 PM   #2
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http://www.mostang.com/sane/sane-mfgs.html#VISIONEER

It appears that *none* of the Visioneer USB scanners are supported under Linux at all
 
Old 09-07-2003, 06:53 PM   #3
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Damn! That figures... there's always one or two severe hardware problems with Linux that really makes it a non-workable system, no matter how advanced the distro is purported to be. This is a really nice scanner, and, as a photographer, I have to have it. Besides, The Gimp isn't quite yet on a par with Photoshop. So, I guess it's "wait 'til version 10 or 11....
 
  


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