This is the same file as was being used in a Windows install. Can you post something in the thread to let everyone know if it worked or not? Rolf Leggewie r0lf on Sane recognizes the scanner using libusb. I think it used to work perfectly a few Ubuntu versions ago, but since I’m not using the scanner frequently I don’t know when I lost the functionality. Firmware is not included in SANE distribution because of licence restrictions, but usually it is either available on the producer’s site or can be found on the CD supplied with the scanner. This happens with esfw30 and esfw

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You will have to do it with the Snape I’ve got exactly the same problem! I now can ubunty 1 page, but finish scan and the scan is halt with red led if I switch off and later switch on the scanner and restart xsane then I can scan other one page. Obviously, the USB communication in Ubuntu was good enough for the scanning process but not for loading scanner firmware.

File types unknown by nautilus always show such a foot icon. You could also make a one time payment and perfeection this software for constant use to ensure that your hardware is in top condition. Having the same problems as matthoffman with my perfection using esfw Iowa City, IA Distribution: How do I get Ubuntu to find the downloaded files.


Additional Information For me the firmware file appears to be Esfw8B. Anyone who has used a computer knows perffection it is constantly being improved and updated. I already wrote the script, but at that moment my Internet connection didn’t work.

After finally figuring out that I needed to set permissions, xsane will boot. Click on scan or even only on preview the scanner seems to initialize moves shortlyafter that nothing happens and after about 30 seconds a error message pops up, can’t find scanner.

Which works like a champ, by the way. I have a epsin snapscan e20 and it could not be recognized in 7.

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Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Could you please provide the requested information? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. The snapscan component actually handles several scanners which are similar to the Epson Even better, if you compile the 2.

Having a problem logging in? Once you found the scanner devices, be sure to adjust access permissions as necessary.

There is a low level interface to the scanner called the SANE backend. Snapscan is a SANE backend. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?


Is this problem solved in the new version of Ubuntu 7.

Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Once you found the scanner devices, be sure to adjust access permissions as necessary.

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I’m at work right now, but I’ll post them over lunch. It should contain the firmware file. You can also take other tech support companies’ support as an alternative. I found my specific firmware at http: There is epeon device driver for USB actually, there is more than one.

Configuring a scanner: Epson Perfection

Note that I didn’t test it thouroughly, so it might not work. All we have to do is to prevent the USB port from being suspended once the scanner is used for the first time after scanner power-on.

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