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Old 12-20-2009, 11:47 AM   #1
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Missing packages in Ubuntu resipotories

I am trying to install a printer and scanner combo (HP) that won't work because of the following missing backends and frontends (sane); how can I get them for installation to complete. Mind you I have tried installing the backends for hp using the source but there is the following error:
status not define
after running make -f make.hptools
I need help.
Old 12-20-2009, 11:59 AM   #2
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Have you tried installing the sane packages? Do so by running:

$ sudo apt-get install sane-utils


$ sudo apt-get install xsane

They have to be installed before a scanner can be detected.


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