[plug] Photo Scanner...

Kai vk6ksj at westnet.com.au
Sun Jun 29 10:39:13 WST 2008

David Dartnall wrote:
> Scanners in my price range ($150 +-) noted on the Sane website as having 
> Linux drivers and being currently available, seem to be Canoscan lide 
> 20/30 and Epson V200/350 photo - all of which receive the half-hearted 
> recommendation of "good" rather than the more desirable "complete".
> Does anyone have some advice to give please relating to model and 
> supplier - I'm sick of having to boot into XP to use my Canon scanner!
> Regards
> Dave Dartnall

I have the LiDE60... it just works.

Plug it in, Ubuntu detects it (doesn't display any message saying 
"Scanner found" though), so I open XSane or GIMP and scan away.

That's it, done :)

I haven't tried the OCR function yet so I can't say how well it does/n't 

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