Which scanners work best in Linux?

Doran Barton fozz at iodynamics.com
Sat Nov 25 12:28:50 MST 2006


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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?

Hewlett-Packard has been very involved with the community in providing
open-source drivers for its printers and all-in-one units. So, check out
their stuff.

I've got an Epson Photo Perfection 1260 - an older model - that works great
w/ sane.

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