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VinDSL
November 21st, 2012, 01:02 AM
Guess this says it all...



http://vindsl.com/images/vindsl-desktop-20-nov-2012-1(650x520).png (http://vindsl.com/images/vindsl-desktop-20-nov-2012-1.png)


Simple Scan worked last week in Ubu 13.04, but evidently recent updates killed it.

Works fine in Ubu 10.10 -- same machine, same hardware.

Anybody else having issues with Simple Scan in RR?!?!?

lonniehenry
November 21st, 2012, 01:30 AM
Just checked mine and it worked fine. HP Photosmart d110 connected wirelessly.

ronacc
November 21st, 2012, 02:11 AM
did you try xsane ?

VinDSL
November 21st, 2012, 02:33 AM
did you try xsane ?
Just installed/tried xsane. No dice.




scanning for devices

no devices available

Must be a USB issue. OS sees it, but apps don't recognize it...

ronacc
November 21st, 2012, 02:53 AM
or perhaps a driver issue , I'll see if rr finds my brother mfc 7860 .

lindsay7
November 21st, 2012, 03:07 AM
sometimes an update will revert you HPLIP version back to one that does not work with your printer. See this for more info,


http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/downloads.html

VinDSL
November 21st, 2012, 03:16 AM
sometimes an update will revert you HPLIP version back to one that does not work with your printer. See this for more info,


http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/downloads.html
I'm using a stand-alone, flatbed, HP scanner. Does it use printer drivers :confused:

EDIT

Just answered my own question. LoL! :D

HP Linux Imaging and Printing
Print, Scan and Fax Drivers for Linux

I'll check that out. Thanks!


For giggles, I installed Liquorix 3.6.0-7

vindsl@Zuul:~$ uname -sr
Linux 3.6.0-7.dmz.1-liquorix-686

Same thing, so it isn't a Linux 3.7-rc6 issue...

VinDSL
November 21st, 2012, 03:29 AM
Commit log shows (my current) HPLIP package was last updated on "Sun Oct 14 16:20:39 2012", so...

I *think* it's okay. ;)

ventrical
November 21st, 2012, 04:59 AM
Worked ok with my HP-C4180.

ventrical
November 21st, 2012, 05:49 AM
It's really slow at 1200dpi .. but I think that is the scanner itself.

ronacc
November 21st, 2012, 05:49 AM
I installed the cups and scan drivers for my brother MFC7860dw and it scans ok with both xsane and simple scan . just for grins try running simple-scan with sudo , unless I add a couple of lines to lib/udev/rules.d/40-libsane.rules I have to scan as root .

ventrical
November 21st, 2012, 06:10 AM
Ok.. my Canon MP520 works a lot faster but Image Viewer will not load hi -res jpgs (nor do I think that simple-scan is saving them correctly.)

Linux dale-desktop 3.7.0-030700rc4-generic #201211041435 SMP Sun Nov 4 19:43:27 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux

ventrical
November 21st, 2012, 06:18 AM
I tried Shotwell and that brought up the hi-res image but when I went to magnify it it crashed into oblivion. The dark fader screen came first ( I call it the ghost of metacity). Then, when I went to open ff from minimized on Unity Panel it brought up a mirror image of the desktop!!

Sorry .. did not get a screen shot. Just plain weird! :)

ventrical
November 21st, 2012, 06:23 AM
Tried to load it with Gimp .. crashed into oblivion. Time for reboot !

VinDSL
November 22nd, 2012, 04:10 AM
[...] just for grins try running simple-scan with sudo [...]
Tried that yesterday. Same thing. No soap...

Looking around at the various packages -- the ones responsible for scanning et al. -- all of them are from Quantal.

Hopefully, when the Raring versions hit the repos, this situation will pan out.

In the meantime, Ubu 10.10 is always on tap, and everything works as expected in it... ;)