This appears to be a kernel bug in Feisty: Since I hope you will find this procedure as odious as I do, I took the liberty of copying the file to my web server, http: Access to resource has been denied Any suggestions? Having a problem logging in? Never will buy anything Epson-branded anymore.

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There are many other SANE backends.

I don’t know if more recent versions are more picky or if my hardware degenerated over time. I too am having issues with the transparency unit under xsane. Checking the hardware may be the epskn thing to do, but I was completely misled by the behaviour of the scanner working flawlessly in Ubuntu after having run Windows.

Known problems

However, working with the root rights is not a good way to manage things; you will thus have to add all users that need access to the scanner to the scanner group: Tuxi, I have a V working fine under iscan eepson causing difficulties with transparencies under Xsane.

This happens with esfw30 and esfw I’ve got exactly the same problem! Hi, I’m having the same ‘Epson Perfection ‘ problem since using Feisty.


It should contain the firmware file. I tried in 2 hubs, in case that was the issue; I may try plugging it directly into the motherboard to rule it out further. Click on scan or even only on preview the scanner seems wpson initialize moves shortlyafter that nothing happens and after about 30 seconds a error message pops up, can’t find scanner. If so, I’ll remove it.

A procedure for installing and using the Epson Scanner under Red Hat Fedora Core

Once you found the scanner devices, be sure to adjust access permissions as necessary. All we have to do is to prevent the USB port from being suspended once the scanner is used for the first time after scanner power-on. Firmware for them can be found here: Development News Calculate Linux. However, the scanner module is no longer available under the 2. Then I’ll post the script. Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on Also does not work for me anymore ever since the update to Unfortunately, recompiling the Kernel is not an option for me – seems that I can’t use the scanner until Gutsy is out This appears to be a kernel bug in Feisty: Even better, if you compile the 2.


For each of them, a description of quality and the required backend are provided. If you have an issue in a supported release ex.

Supported Scanners

If the result is different from what you expected, first make sure your scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer. See full activity log.

Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? My wife’s desperate to scan some pictures, has even ubuuntu I reinstall windows. Since I hope you will find this procedure as odious as I do, I took the liberty of copying the file to my web server, http: I can’t scan, either.

BB code is On. If you would like to edit or overwrite that file you need to add sudo in front of the command. It now includes the fix mentioned by edopizza. If you want to see the command working as I douse the following command instead: