Which scanners work best in Linux?

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 20:07:46 MST 2006


CanoScan LP20 here, no driver install required worked right out of the box.

On 11/25/06, Scott Morris <scottmmorris at hotpop.com> wrote:
> Michael Torrie wrote:
> > 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
> >
>
> Dude, whatever.  The HP all-in-ones are way better than the Epson
> all-in-ones.
>
>
> Scott
>
>
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