Re: [Nolug] USB Scanner and Debian

From: Scott Harney <>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 19:48:09 -0500
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When you plug in the device, do you have any messages in /var/log/syslog or

Do this. unplug the scanner. type "tail -f /var/log/syslog" at the console.
plug the scanner in. Use Ctrl-C to exit the tail. cut and paste results

On Tuesday 22 October 2002 18:45, Craig Jackson wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if anyone had any experience installing a USB scanner on
> Debian (woody). It's a HP 6200c. I have sane (which has compatibility
> api for this scanner) and xsane installed but I
> don't seem to be able to get the OS to see the device as /dev/anything.
> Any ideas?
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