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Old 01-02-2006, 05:31 AM   #1
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Question scanner/printer support (canon)

Hi! I want to buy a multipurpose scanner/printer from Canon, but I noticed on the SANE site that it isn't supported. In fact, none of the modern scanner/printers seem to be. I'd like to know if anyone has had any experience with getting these devices to work? Any advise on what to buy? I'd also consider HP, btw. (running Gentoo)
Old 01-02-2006, 11:29 AM   #2
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I have a canon mp360 printer, the only support for it is with turboprint:

However, the free version of these drivers limit the quality of the printing you can do to draft, and stick a logo across everything you print as well. It costs about $40US for the full version. Have a look at these drivers, they do support a lot of printers. If you're willing to pay for drivers then they are probably a good solution.

btw, i don't know if these drivers support the scanner as well..
Old 01-03-2006, 05:27 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply, I'm going to have a look at it for sure! Although at the moment, I'm getting more inclined towards buying a separate scanner to go with my old HP printer (which I repaired yesterday!) The Canoscan LiDE 60 seems well supported by SANE.


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