I already found it here http: Easy Linux from the Source. If anyone needs the firmware please email me and I will post it on my web site. The project’s site features a list of all supported devices. I too am having issues with the transparency unit under xsane. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Are you an end user or business customer?

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If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the sane-find-scanner tool if appropriate. I already found it here http: Tech Specs Product features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

I uncommented the line in the snapscan.

FYI, I did it the same way as described in the first post of this thread. This fix works on SuSE 8.

Firmware for them can be found here: I don’t epsoon if more recent versions are more picky or if my hardware degenerated over time. Now, with the new Epson Perfection TM range of scanners, you can restore all your old photos and brighten up old memories with the Photo Restoration function, including Color Restoration and Dust Removal.


It was just a typing error in my pefection post, I don’t even have a folder called “snapscan. Otherwise it may not work I mistakenly purchased an Epson USB scanner two months ago.

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Can you help me? Can you post something in the thread to let everyone know if it worked or not? Additional Information For me the firmware file appears to be Esfw8B.

If so, you can now scan using XSane. You may want to run this program as root to find all devices. I obviously forgot to post my solution, probably because it seemed unrelated to the actual topic.

Originally Posted by malahavock I would like to take you up on the offer of a scanner script. But the preview scan worked I checked the time and date of the new snape I’ve got exactly the same problem! Perfection Otherwise, have a look at the dmesg output: I have been banging my head against this for a couple weeks, not realizing that my backend had been de-graded.

All we have to do is to prevent the USB port from being suspended once the scanner is used for the first time after scanner power-on. The time now is When booting Ubuntu after using Windows, the scanner is OK.


Tuxi, I have a V working fine under iscan though causing difficulties with transparencies under Xsane. For more information on how Epson treats your personal data, please read our Privacy Information Statement.

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Checking the hardware may be the first thing to do, but I was completely misled by the behaviour of the epsoon working flawlessly in Ubuntu after having run Windows. You would like to liunx the. However, working with the root rights is not a good way to manage things; you will thus have to add all users that need access to the scanner to the scanner group: How do I get Ubuntu to find the downloaded files.

I suggest downloading them from the official site. Greetz, Bernard I personally could not get this to work, but i found a great deal on a hp AIO officejet