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Re: [vox-tech] Scanners
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Re: [vox-tech] Scanners



When upgrading my wife from M$ to Linux (SuSE 9.2) I found it
it necessary to dump her HP scanner and replace it with an Epson
Perfection 4870 Photo.  I suggest VueScan Software.

Works great - she is happy.  This is one of the very few "moving"
costs we incurred.

Rich

On 7/2/05, Richard Harke <rharke@earthlink.net> wrote:
> I'm trying to set up a scanner to scan in a bunch of documents.
> First shot was hook up my wifes scanner but it is not supported.
> So I got into reading the lists of supported scanners and hunting
> for them on the internet. The ones I can find for sale don't seem
> to be listed or are listed as not supported by SANE.
> Then I found a site that suggested getting an Epson, saying that they
> do support Linux. I went to their web page and got a list of models
> and then downloaded the tar ball. But when I tried to build it, I got
> tons of errors. They also supply an RPM but I wonder if I can use it.
> I'm running Debian and have a 2.6 kernel. They list Redhat and SuSE
> as the distros supported.
> 
> Does anyone on this list have any suggestions?
> 
> Richard Harke
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