Todd W. Bucy
toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Tue Dec 30 09:03:21 CST 2008
Borries Demeler wrote:
>> Can anyone recommend a scanner for use in Linux. My needs are relatively
>> modest. I do not need a sheet feeder. I would like to be able to scan an
>> occasional 8 1/2 x 11 sheet and some photos and slides. Overall use would be
>> considered light.
>> -- Bruce
> I have a SCSI slide/negative scanner (Nikon LS-1000 film scanner) you can
> feed individual mounted slides or a film holder with uncut negatives into.
> You are welcome to borrow it. For flatbed scanning I had really good
> luck with my epson C82 scsi/USB scanner. Worked out of the box in Linux
> under both USB and SCSI when I got it back in 2003. It still works
> great like on the first day, and I use it on an almost daily basis to
> keep electronic records of all my receipts. Sometimes I wished I had
> a sheet feeder, so if it isn't too much more get that. If you have the
> deskspace, get one big enough so it can handle legal sized documents. I
> think pretty much any scanner that supports USB 2.0 should be compatible
> under Linux.
not necessarily true. I got stuck with a Lexmark x4270 and it is not
fully supported by linux. Or should I say Lexmark does not fully
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