Blaming my eyes here and the fact that I didn’t know why there be 2 firmware for same model and being tired! Then go to get firmware. It may be worth trying, if USB errors occur. Like Lee I am new to Ubuntu and I don’t know how to get past one problem. A sample configuration file is shown below: If you need more help just let me know.

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This backend can only work with scanners that are already detected by the operating system. First we use sane-find-scanner to check if kernel support USB scanner: If you lose one or more of the XSane windows, you can get them back again by going to the Window menu of XSane and ticking on the ones you need.

A sample configuration file is shown below: The sane-utils package contain two tools we need. This site uses cookies.

Scanning in Linux (BearPaw 1200 CU Plus on Fedora 11)

I use a macbook these days. I am quite sure that nobody cares about this except for me, unless they happen to have a similar scanner to mine.

Other Mustek USB scanners are supported by the gt68xx backend, see sane-gt68xx 5. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. And there was a horizontal blurred not clear line at the same place for every A4 scans. Leave a Pluz Cancel reply Enter your comment here That’s because I kept getting No such file or directory message while running xsane.


The only caveat is working speed in color mode quiet slow. I have recently started using Ubuntu instead of windows. I had the scanner when using windows and seem to remember this happening then. I have the exact same scanner you used in the example and stated you had that scanner also everything works as you have suggested.

However, before you download this driver, check to see if the present release is compatible with your scanner model and, afterwards, make sure the package supports your computer OS version and bit architecture. See sane-usb 5 for details. If the value of the environment variable ends with the beearpaw separator character, then the default directories are searched after the explicitly specified directories.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: After trying with xsane it said that it can’t 100cu PS1Gfw.

First, we need sane backend, that is what works with your scanner on the apparatus level, include driver, firmware, etc and some utilities, which very help us in configuration and diagnostics.

If you own a Mustek or Trust scanner other than the ones listed above that works with this backend, please let me know this by sending the scanner’s exact model name and the USB vendor and device ids e. Newer Post Older Post Home. We 1200cu permission problem, programs works successfully under root and not as user. The backend uses a workaround for that bug now but it’s only tested on Linux.


You should also perform a system reboot to make sure that all changes take effect properly.

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Post was not sent – check your email ljnux Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. Accordingly, I removed the redundant file gt68xx, subsequently created a new folder in Sane named gt68xx and then moved the downloaded driver into that folder.

Hi Scott, I’m new to Ubuntu so just finding my feet. Thanks for any help in advance.

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Whichever it is, find it on the page and click it to download. Reports for other operating systems are appreciated.

Invalid argument See that PS1Dfw. Thus, I went to get firmware from http: