More detailed bug information is available at the Mustek backend homepage http: It’s always nice to search the internet and find someone that has a tutorial for an Ubuntu problem. Posted by Scott Goodgame at It’s incredible how that scanner still does its job! Like Lee I am new to Ubuntu and I don’t know how to get past one problem. The third line tries to autodetect a scanner with vendor id 0xf and product id 0x Mustek CU.
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I’m really having a hard time understanding Ubuntu. Posted by Phan Vinh Llnux at Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer.
PvT’s blog: Install Mustek BearPaw CU Plus Scanner on Debian Lenny
I am quite sure that nobody cares about this except for me, unless they happen to have a similar scanner to mine. Did you have this issue also? I don’t remember whether or not this line under Debian. First we use sane-find-scanner to check if kernel support USB scanner: What should I do? Hi Scott, I’m new to Ubuntu so just finding my feet.
The sane-utils package contain two tools we need. If this variable is not set, the configuration file is searched in two default directories: It’s always nice to search the internet and find someone that has a tutorial for an Ubuntu problem.
Attempt to scan by typing scanimage. That being said, click the download button, get and apply the package, and enjoy all features that the device will benefit from. The backend uses a workaround for that bug now but it’s only tested on Linux. I use Mustek BearPaw ta scanner and it worked like a charm.
Most of the times, operating systems apply a generic driver that allows computers to recognize the scanner and benefit from its basic scan functions. Then go to get firmware.
I have recently started using Ubuntu instead of windows. I use a macbook these days. If the line is not scanner issue, you may want to write a bug report to SANE developers. Other Mustek USB scanners 120cu supported by the gt68xx backend, see sane-gt68xx 5.
Try to set a pls restore point before installing a device driver. Blaming my eyes here and the fact that I didn’t know why there be 2 firmware for same model and being tired! Thaks a lot Darren! That’s because I kept getting No such file or directory message while running xsane. Thanks in advance, Mina. You are commenting using your WordPress. Thanks for the tutorial.
Scanning in Linux (BearPaw 1200 CU Plus on Fedora 11)
I did what the above, but get an error: If you need more help just let me know. I had the scanner when using windows and seem to linyx this happening then.
If you want to make use of all available features, then appropriate software must be installed. Notify me of new comments via email. Now to actually scan something! I guess I 1200cu tired when downloading the firmware, because I didn’t see this: I have the exact same scanner you used in the example and stated you had that scanner also everything works as you have suggested.