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Re: [SLE] USB scanners in 9.1
  • From: Keith Powell <keith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 15:36:03 +0100
  • Message-id: <200405181536.03490.keith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 18 May 2004 15:14, Fergus Wilde wrote:
> Yes, sorry, me again, seem to be having rather a fight with 9.1 as compared
> with 9.0, this time it's the scanner, which has been set up nicely for
> several versions. Installs OK, but then xsane says 'no device'. It
> suggests checking ownership of device file, but /dev/usbscanner is owned by
> my user.
>
> Is it me, or has this version broken lots of stuff that used to work ...
> any ideas, folks?

I have found lots of problems with 9.1, including my Epson USB scanner not
being found.

It was solved by installing all the patches as of last Saturday and installing
the scanner manually with YAST. Now it works just as it did in 9.0.

HTH

Keith

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