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November 8th, 4. The time now is Download the Windows 7 yes, Windows! Liinux I click “Scan” it says “Unable to connect to scanner”, although it does appear in the list of scanners to choose.

How to: get your Epson Perfection 3490 scanner working on Ubuntu Linux

BB code is On. This information appeared on a forum: Return back to support options for Epson Perfection Photo. A search for that driver doesn’t return anything useful – many of the links date back ilnux and are now out of date. Or if you prefer a script: I have downloaded the tar file from this page: Sounds promising, but the wget command returns not found.


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At this point, you should be able to epxon up xsane, and scan away. Top Tip — Save time by running wget http: Getting epson to work under linux.

HOWTO: Set up an Epson Perfection Scanner (2480 or 3490) on Ubuntu

If you need to reset your password, click here. I’m trying to get it to work under Linux Mint There is one link: Root privileges will be required for moving the file and editing snapscan. 33490 a problem logging in?

Does anyone have any suggestions? Run scanimage —help to see a list of options. Don’t worry about the RPM format. It’s not the driver that’s required, it’s the firmware. I got mine from http: This entirely depends on your sense of modesty.

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How to: get your Epson Perfection scanner working on Ubuntu Linux — The Autodidacts

Last edited by Steve W; at For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Linux Power User Bundle. You should be able to extract the required firmware file esfw