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Old 04-21-2003, 07:24 AM   #1
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I recently upgraded my dual boot Pentium 4 machine running XP and Redhat Linux to Redhat 9. Success, but my new printer and scanner and modem which are USB powered and are not configured properly. I have an Epson 640U scanner and XSane gives me an error saying that the device is not recognized. I already know I need to modify the usr/lib/? files and probably change permissions somehow along with some front-ends/back-ends/makefiles. I don't know but it all sounds complicated and when I search the web for help the results are hard for me to follow. The printer is a Dell A940. It's a new one. But surprisingly, it was detected on start-up. I'm a fast learner but would like to know if there is a primer available for writing bash commands as root to make all these peripherals work nice together. Hate to be a pain but this has been alot of trial and error leaving me frustrated.

Thanks!
 
Old 04-21-2003, 04:43 PM   #2
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here's some places to start:


http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/

http://www.tldp.org/

http://www.icon.co.za/~psheer/book/index.html.gz

 
Old 04-21-2003, 04:53 PM   #3
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Some general information:

The One Page Linux Manual
http://homepage.powerup.com.au/~squa...inuxmanual.pdf

Rute
http://wwwacs.gantep.edu.tr/linux/rute/

Bruno
 
Old 04-21-2003, 05:24 PM   #4
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just because the hardware is detected, doesn't
mean it's supported.
Don't those dell's use lexmark cartridges?
you could try whatever lexmark drivers you have available.
 
  


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