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Re: Setting up the scanner

On Fri, 01 Jun 2012 23:19:11 +0200, steef wrote:

> Camaleón wrote:
>> On Fri, 01 Jun 2012 18:28:21 +0200, steef wrote:
>>> Camaleón wrote:
>>> hi camaleon: one mote time! in udev i find:
>>> <.................>
>>> quote
>>>> #MP280 series
>>>> SYSFS{idVendor}=="04a9", SYSFS{idProduct}=="1746", MODE="666"
>> Mmmm... check if any of this helps:
>> Canon scanner not detected MP280 (SOLVED)
>> http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=76930
>> Greetings,
> hi camaleon!
> ....... well: thank you for this link. there is however a difference. as
> superuser the linuxmintuser could get xsane to open the canon mp280
> scanner_device. i could and can not.

It's not "xsane" but the Canon scanning program ("scangearmp"), try with 
> further: the udev structure in the mint os is quite different from the
> udev structure in squeeze.


But you don't have to follow the instructions "word by word" but 
understanding what the problem can be and adapt the same idea to your 
Squeeze system.

Also, don't stick to xsane, use the Canon app and also try with Gimp.



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