Does the canoscan 5600f work well for Linux?
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 12:31 AM, David Fox <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Knapp <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Does the Canoscan 5600f work well for Linux?
>> There are some good deals for it around.
> Is that a LIDE model? I don't think Canon scanners are supported that
> well, but I don't know that particular model. I borrowed a Canoscan
> Lide 70 model and it's not at all supported in Linux - think
> "paperweight" along the same lines as the Linux Printer Database
> classifies printers.
> Scanners are a lot harder to get working than (win)printers under
> Linux and Canon needs a clue stick. Buy something that works.
> But they are attractive in that they are cheap. I'll likely give back
> the scanner I have to my friend now that I know what I can look for,
> athough I don't do much with scanners, they can be convenient when
> they work.
Would it work under VMware then?
Douglas E Knapp
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