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Old 01-18-2013, 04:59 AM   #1
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Unhappy Scanner not detected

I have been given a Canon Canoscan 3000F USB scanner, however it is not detected by Xsane when scanning for devices. From what I've read in various sources, Canon products are not very Linux-friendly, but I'm hoping someone out there can help me.

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04LTS

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Old 01-18-2013, 07:41 AM   #2
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i have a cannoscan 8000f that i keep a copy of windows XP for
from the sane list
your 3000f is not supported

this is VERYcommon with cannon
they ONLY support MS windows

you basically have one option
boot into windows XP service pack 3 in order to use the scanner .
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Old 01-18-2013, 02:37 PM   #3
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Thanks John. That's the answer I thought I'd get, but hoped I wouldn't! Looks like I might as well not waste further time on the matter. Cheers.


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