Scanning in docs.

Spencer Gibb spudgibb at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 16:16:33 MDT 2009


I have an HP PhotoSmart 2610 plugged into my network. (don't know if they
are still available) that automatically gets picked up by xsane in ubuntu,
works great.

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Spencer

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 4:03 PM, Brandon Stout <bms at mscis.org> wrote:

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> Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> > PLUG,
> >
> > I'm looking for a document scanner to make digital copies of cabinets
> > and cabinets full of old invoices.  I'm wondering if anyone knows of a
> > good piece of hardware for this.  Of course, it would be best if it
> > worked with Linux, but we are *not* holding our breath.
> >
> > Also, it would be nice it had software that could read a printout and
> > use OCR and save the new document using a given path and filename (or
> > whatever).
> >
> > Ideas?  Thanks all!
> >
> > Gabe
>
> HP anything is a pretty good bet for Linux support.  I have a HP C3135
> printer/scanner hybrid.  I have been able to install it on OpenSuse,
> Fedora, and Ubuntu easily.  For OCR, xsane has done perfectly for it,
> and it interfaces with the HP scanner drivers perfectly.
>
> Brandon
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