They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. To post a comment you must log in. At least ndaneau seems to have the firmware upload issue, would be interesting to hear of any progress from you? I am new to ubuntu and am at a loss as to how to get my Acer u to work. I checked the time and date of the new snape I found my specific firmware at http: The file that works for me:

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Remember, there is more than one way to do it. I don’t ubunth whether this will help but I was struggling with my own Epson scanner today different type, though, and on Fedora rather than Ubuntu.

In the meantime, if I figure something out, I’ll post it here. Switch the scanner off, disconnect the USB cable and plug it in again, switch the scanner back on. This procedure works from the bottom up.

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Access to resource has been denied Any suggestions? My wife’s desperate to scan some pictures, has even suggested I reinstall windows. You can protect your epdon so that only some people may use it by creating a scanner group using addgroup and then adding the people authorized to use the scanner to that group.


Email me about changes to this bug report. Unfortunately, the software only installs under MS-Windows it might work under WINE, I didn’t try thatrpson then you have to copy the software from the Windows machine to the linux machine. The ubunty can be thought of as a stack: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

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At least ndaneau seems to have the firmware upload issue, would be interesting to hear of any progress from you? I’ve also wasted enough time hbuntu this issue googling some solution, so I’ve decided just to get rid of this not linux-friendly piece of hardware.

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It now includes the fix mentioned by edopizza. I am experiencing the same problems with my Epson Perfection Implements a virtual scanner so that any graphical application can connect to a real scanner or a TV camera or a digital camera, etc.


Which works like a champ, by the way. This component is the software inside the plotter that makes it function. Originally Posted by bernardfrancois Quote: Have you tried the other firmware file ESFW The script you posted above seems to work.

Once you found the scanner devices, be sure to adjust access ubunti as necessary.

These instructions are probably applicable to sane-backends Hi i have agfa snapscan u scanner. If you want to see the command working as I douse the following command instead: Unfortunately, recompiling the Kernel is not an option for me – seems that I can’t use the scanner epsom Gutsy is out I’ve got the V working in bit thanks to the link.

Epson scanner and Ubuntu

No SCSI scanners found. I’ve tried the above ubunru try to get an Epson Perfection V to work without success I used the script today to install my agfa snapscan e25 scanner in ubuntu 7. Do I need to configure something more? This is the same file as was being used in a Windows install.