Which scanners work best in Linux?

Michael Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Sat Nov 25 12:17:52 MST 2006


On Sat, 2006-11-25 at 12:07 -0700, Brandon Stout wrote:
> I know there are HCLs out there, but I'm looking for quick suggestions 
> on low-priced Scanners that work with most Linux and Unix 
> distributions.  I mostly scan for web viewing so I don't need super-high 
> dpi.  I'd like something I can get quickly for a low price at Walmart, 
> an Office Store, or similar.
> 
> Any recommendations?
> 
> /me hopes not to start flame wars on distributions or scanner models... ;)

I have an Epson All-In-One CX3810 that works great with sane.  I have
setup saned too and now every computer in the house (and laptops over
wireless) can scan.  Works very well.  In fact, the all-in-ones are
often cheaper than standalone scanners.

Michael


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