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jcpeart
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I want to buy a new scanner

Postby jcpeart » Sun Aug 05, 2007 1:03 pm

I want to buy a new scanner. I usually use newegg to buy from but cannot find any of their scanners listed as supported on http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html

does anyone have a recommendations?

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Postby Husse » Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:07 am

Not recommendations for a specific scanner, but check against the sane list. I have also heard that HP printers and scanners generally work well with LINUX
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Scanners

Postby mujalan » Thu Sep 27, 2007 1:27 pm

I see that some time has elapsed since your post and I don't know what type of scanner you may need but I have an HP MFC 3050 which scans quite well under Ubuntu and Mint. I believe I paid about $250 US for it. But if you are looking for a flatbed it is a sheet-fed scanner. I should add that it is USB only.

Best wishes on your search.


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