Try specifying the exact path. Mine is /usr/local/bin/xsane Your distro is
probably being picked up first. Remove the sane rpm from the distro.
On Fri, 09 Feb 2001, you wrote:
> I have an HP 5200C usb scanner, which I'm trying to use in Linux.
> I installed sane-backends 1.0.4 and sane-frontends 1.0.4, and the scanner
> is recognized by the kernel - usbview shows it, and "scanimage -L" says:
> device `hp:/dev/usb/scanner0' is a Hewlett-Packard MODELx flatbed scanner
> default device is `hp:/dev/usb/scanner0'
> I can scan an image from the command line with scanimage, but I was really
> hoping for something a bit more convenient. I can't use xscanimage or
> xsane, since they don't appear to recognize the scanner, even though
> scanimage does.
> When I run "xscanimage", it says:
> [xscanimage] No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something
> different, check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and
> detected by the find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read
> the documentation which came with this software (README, FAQ,
> When I run "xscanimage hp:/dev/usb/scanner0" the dialog box says:
> "Failed to open "hp:/dev/usb/scanner0": Device Busy"
> I get similar results from xsane-0.71.
> However, I found an alpha release of something called "quiteinsane",
> which, though it has some rough edges, happily detects and uses the
> I'd love to know what's wrong with xscanimage and xsane, however.
> Any clues?
> Source code, list archive, and docs: http://www.mostang.com/sane/
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