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Scanner (here: Mustek Bearpaw 1200 CS), Scanning and file size reduction under Debian Jessie

Posted 06-05-2015 at 07:44 AM by jere21

Save A1fw.usb to /usr/share/sane/gt68xx/ and start scanning with sane.

More general instructions for installing a scanner:
  1. Your user should be in group "scanner" and sane must be installed. In my case I have:
    ii  libsane:amd64         1.0.24-13    amd64  API library for scanners
    ii  libsane-common        1.0.24-13    all    API library for scanners -- documentation and support files
    ii  libsane-extras:amd64     amd64
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AGFA Snapscan e50

Posted 02-14-2013 at 04:52 PM by jere21
Updated 11-25-2014 at 01:07 PM by jere21

As starting point to get your scanner working under Linux go to SANE: Supported Devices

Get the AGFA Scanwise driver package, which contains the necessary firmware "Snape50.bin" and save that somewhere.
Then modify /etc/sane.d/snapscan.conf:
firmware /path/to/ScanWise/Drivers/Snape50.bin
That's it.
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HP ScanJet 4100C - Cleaning the Inside of the Glass

Posted 07-16-2011 at 01:56 PM by wmromine

I have been using an HP ScanJet 4100C with my linux computer for a number of years. I primarily use it to scan old pictures into GIMP for restoration or enhancement. Even though I always kept the outside of the glass clean, I have noticed in the last year that the inside of the glass was developing a cloudy residue. I finally decided to do something about it. Before getting started, I locked the scan head using the sliding green button on the bottom of the scanner. If you open the cover, there...
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Installing a Brother MFC-J220 printer in Slackware 3.1 32bit

Posted 03-03-2011 at 12:19 PM by trillobyte
Updated 04-29-2013 at 10:44 AM by trillobyte (Updated 04/29/2013)

Distribution: Slackware 13.1 (Update) These procedures relate to Slackware 14.0 64bit as well.
Distribution Edition: 32bit
Driver: mfcj220lpr-1.1.1-1.i386.rpm
Driver: mfcj220cupswrapper-1.1.1-3.i386.rpm
Driver: brscan3-0.2.11-4.i386.rpm
Driver: brscan-skey-0.2.1-3.i386.rpm
SANE version: Sane-1.0.21
CUPS version: cups-1.4.5
***Note***For 64bit Slackware you will need to install at least the glibc-solibs-2.15_multilib-x86_64-7alien.txz and cups-compat32-1.5.4-x86_64-2compat32.txz...
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