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How to Use a Scanner With Puppy Linux

XSane or PeasyScan can be used to scan an image. These are front-ends for Sane (which provides the drivers - see list of supported scanners). They will detect the scanner on startup if the right drivers are loaded.

Drivers
Hewlett Packard (HP)
HplipLite dynamic for Puppy 5 and later
Hplip and HplipLite packages for Puppy 4 and earlier

Faster scanner start-up
Edit the file /etc/sane.d/dll.conf so that only the relevant models are listed, i.e. comment out the irrelevant ones.

Also see
XSane - scanning front-end program for Sane
PeasyScan - alternative frond-end for Sane
libusb - USB access for applications
List of supported scanners - these are compatible with Sane and therefore Puppy
Install Printer/Scanner in Quirky/Lupu/Slacko thread
Simple-Scan for PuppyLinux thread


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