You can tweak the sleep delay to lower CPU consumption if desired. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. I was able to resolve the issue with my Epson Perfection on my install of Intrepid Intel Bit by installing the deb files from the following website: Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

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libsane-epson-perfection: Official Drivers for Epson Scanners

This happens with esfw30 and esfw BIN for epson perfection from nowhere and my cd is not readable anymore! But the preview scan worked This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

Penalver penalvch wrote on Sorry my english I’m Spanish. In other words, you will need drivers for Windows. Some scanners cannot work properly without firmware. Try scanimage -L and read the backend’s manpage.


If you would like to edit spson overwrite that file you need to add sudo in front of the command. Narcissus narcissus on Hi, I’m using a Epson Perfection under Ubuntu 9. FYI, I did it the same way as described in the first post of this thread.

When booting Ubuntu after using Ubuntu what i do most of the timethe scanner doesn’t work, Xsane can’t find it.

The time now is This appears to be a kernel bug in Feisty: I have a agfa snapscan e20 and it could 6170 be recognized in 7. Have to reboot to Windows to use the device. Also, libusb will be easier to install and modify, and it still has to use the kernel at some point anyway. You can find it here: Unfortunately, the software only installs under MS-Windows it might work under WINE, I didn’t try thatand then you have to copy the software from the Windows machine to the epaon machine.

Supported Scanners

If you recompile the kernel with this option disabled then you will be able to scan normally again. Hi Many thanks did what you suggested and everything is fine now. However if I switch the computer to Windows and use the scanner, then after returning to ubuntu Xsane does work. Real device dependencies are captured here.


Known problems

With Kooka, preview works, but the full scan doesn’t — it just hangs. Making the menu to choose from was very easy, there’s a ubunfu command select more info: Grand helpful lot these Linux experts. I can scan 1 page too, but no more: Bus Device If so, I’ll remove it.

There is a device driver for USB actually, there is more than one.

HOWTO: Epson Perfection Scanner (and other SnapScan scanners) [Archive] – Ubuntu Forums

I’m actually in dual-boot with Windows XP where the scanner work too. It means that I already did what you suggested but without 16700 to make it work.

There are many other SANE backends.