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Old 01-18-2013, 03:59 AM   #1
good2bpete
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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, 06:41 AM   #2
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i have a cannoscan 8000f that i keep a copy of windows XP for
from the sane list
http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html#Z-CANON
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, 01:37 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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