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balasankarc
May 25th, 2012, 02:17 PM
Hi all,
How can i make a Compaq s200 scanner to work on ubuntu 12.04??? the drivers are available only for windows xp...

Pls help me

ajgreeny
May 25th, 2012, 04:43 PM
Have you tried using simple-scan or xsane yet; you may find that the scanner works already.

You can also try the terminal command
sane-find-scanner

balasankarc
May 25th, 2012, 06:38 PM
Have you tried using simple-scan or xsane yet; you may find that the scanner works already.

You can also try the terminal command
sane-find-scanner

Yup...i did it...but no scanners found...
when i try lsusb in terminal, the scanner is shown in the list..
i tried using windows xp in virtualbox...but it is not even detecting the scanner...

pls help!!!

balasankarc
June 11th, 2012, 06:24 PM
Ah... i used vmware player and installed windows xp in it... it detected my scanner...
thnks 2 all 4 helping...