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Old 01-18-2008, 11:38 AM   #1
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Epson 1670 scanner and Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 7.1 and have an Epson 1670 Perfection scanner. When I fire up XSANe I get teh following message"Failed to open device 'snapscan:libsub:001:004': Invalid argument. Any thoughts please ?

Old 01-19-2008, 07:52 PM   #2
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I don't know whether this will help but I was struggling with my own Epson scanner today (different type, though, and on Fedora rather than Ubuntu). The scanner wasn't even detected although I knew it is supported. So what I did was this. I opened /etc/sane.d/dll.conf and commented all entries except the one for Epson. Then I ran the sane-find-scanner command; I took note of the hex values for Vendor and Product and I put them in /etc/sane.d/epson.conf. Issue solved.
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Thanks for that. I'll give it a go and see what happens.


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