[PLUG] scanners with decent linux support

Gustav Degreef gustav97 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 06:23:03 PST 2011


On 01/05/2011 03:07 PM, Kapil Agrawal wrote:
> I have an HP G2400 scanner that died.  It had poor linux support at
> best, So I need to buy another relatively inexpensive A4 scanner.
>
> My vendor in Ahmednagar has an EPSON v300 scanner.  I looked in the
> opensuse scanner database (opensuse 11.3 - up to date sane-backends
> info) and there seems to be some linux support.  Anyone have any
> experience with this model?  The vendor also has a Cannon Lide 100 which
> seems not to be supported.  I'm looking for an inexpensive A4 size
> scanner. From what I've heard the HP multifunction devices
> Scanner/Copier/Printers are well supported, but I don't yet know which
> brands or models my local supplier can get. Anyone have good experience
> with a particular scanners/multifunction devices?  Gustav
>   
I am using HP Deskjet 735, from more then 2 years on Linux without any
issues. HP has got decent support on Linux.
It is a multifunction device.

Cheers
Kapil

Thanks Kapil but only three HP MFP's are available here:  M1136, M1005 and M1213nf.  Anyone have experience with these?  Or another device?  Thanks, Gustav.





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