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Re: Setting up the scanner

On Mon, 04 Jun 2012 11:34:08 +0200, steef wrote:


>  # Canon PIXMA MP280
>  ATTRS{idVendor}=="04a9", ATTRS{idProduct}=="1746", MODE="0666", GROUP="scanner", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"


Looks right.

Also ensure that your user pertains to the "scanner" group (id).

> well....... i put the MP280 line in the /lib/udev/rules.d/60-.../&&  
> yet the machine did not appear in xsane. what did i do wrong? (that is
> what i meant by 'it did not work out well')

Errr... steef, you have to test with the Canon scanning software 
> (i looked further gain into /var/log/dmesg. dmesg tells me the canon is
> recognized).

I can't tell with it does not work within xsane (my guess is that your 
device is not directly supported by sane), but remember you have 
installed a set of utilities from Canon to get your devie working so you 
have to use Canon provided tools ;-)



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