Canoscan LIDE 70

Asked by Elbarbudo on 2010-06-21

There was a very old question about this scanner,
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sane-backends/+question/91948
and an old topic on SaneDevel forum.
I hoped the issue has been fixed, but even in Lucid Lynx, this scanner is not recognized.

Hence my comment : "Nothing new since 2006?"

I am very frustrated and disappointed, but I know that Canon does not share information.....

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David Mawdsley (dm-madmod) said : #1

I finally gave my Canoscan LIDE 70 away. I don't think Canon ever wanted to write a Linux driver for this scanner. My solution was to buy an HP Photosmart C6280 (or similar model) which has a flat-bed scanner as part of the unit. The scanner worked just fine with Applications > Graphics > Simple Scan.

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