[sane-devel] using SANE with a Canoscan LIDE 30 under mac osx
gerhard at gjaeger.de
Fri Jun 23 05:19:17 UTC 2006
On Thursday 22 June 2006 22:49, Marc Freitag wrote:
> I have a Canoscan Lide 30 which used to work just fine with SANE under
> Linux. But I had to change my GNU/Linux laptop for a PowerBook and now
> things are getting more complex... First, the Canon doesn't provide a
> Twain driver but only some kind of photoshop plug--in. Of course, I
> don't have photoshop and the application given by Canon to use their
> plug-in in a "stand alone" way (Canoscan Toolbox) is of very, very
> poor quality. Anyway, I'd like to use the scanner with all the fine
> opensource software, in particular the Gimp.
> Here is what I get, when I run "sane-find-scanner":
> found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x220e [CanoScan],
> chip=LM983x?) at libusb:003:002-04a9-220e-ff-00
Everytime, I see this output of sane-find-scanner chip=LM983x? on
my Linux box, I know that there are permission problems...
I don't have any experience with MacOSX, but this exactly the
case on Linux.
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