January 28, 2019


All of you guys contributing to my final success: Make sure that your scanner is the only one connected to the system. Is detected but doesn’t scan anything useful. Thanks in advance, Mina. Some scanners need the latest backend from this page, however. Works with override “artec-ultima”. Hi Thanks for a great description, thanks to you and few other guys finally came to the conclusion I have no clue anymore!

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Try override “artec-ultima”, sold by Tesco UK. Thanks for answering questions, testing, giving comments and sending patches to everyone else.

Geeks Wasting Time: Adding a Bearpaw CU Plus scanner to Ubuntu Lucid Lynx Netbook Remix

Testing is done with Linux. Most scanners should work with sane-backends 1. The scan slider should move back now. Works in at least one mode. Done everything like described above on linux mint It’s incredible how that scanner still does its job!

So I just did evrything like described above but with PS1Gfw. If it doesn’t find your scanner, there is a problem with access to the USB kernel drivers, a permission problem or sane-backends wasn’t built with libusb support.


Please use sane-backends linuz. Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer. Like Lee I am new to Ubuntu and I don’t know how to get past one problem.

No such file or directory I tried typing the commands you listed but still get the message that this directory doesn’t exist. Yes, you guess right.

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If you use a precompiled binary e. Or use whatever directory you want, but you must specify the path in gt68xx.

Here, when configured the hotplug subsystem I needed to get sane-backends source from http: What should I do? I have the exact same scanner you used in the example and stated you had that scanner also everything linu as you have suggested. Newer Post Older Post Home.

For setting up usbfs and adjusting permissions, see man sane-usb for details. Make sure that your scanner is the only one connected to the system. You really need the firmware file for your specific scanner. If you check off all these, you should get and run the downloadable package extract it if necessaryand follow the displayed instructions for a complete and successful installation. I guess I was tired when downloading the firmware, because I didn’t see this: There are two ways to get your scanner detected: Try to set a system restore point before installing linx device driver.


It was originally located at http: Zur deutschen Kurzanleitung German introduction, the English page may be more current.

And there was a horizontal blurred not clear line at the same place for every A4 scans. Thanks to them, and all the other contributors for all their work.

I sent the scanner to my parents almost after getting it worked under Linux. If the scan head of your scanner doesn’t move back to its home position e. High resolutions are slow.