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Re: Scanner not working




Andrew Wood wrote:

> I have a long standing problem with using my scanner (HP ScanJet 5300)
> under Debian using either Simple Scan or gscantopdf. Both generate I/O
> error messages. It used to work fine but have never been able to get it
> to work since upgrading to Jessie and now in Stretch it doesnt work
> either.  For the last few months Ive been making do with VueScan on
> Windows but its driving me up the wall and I would like to be able to
> use it with Linux again.
> 
> Any suggestions on how I might identify what the problem is?
> 
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Andrew

Don't have it but quick google told me this could be related to you

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sane-backends/+bug/1080787

there is patch down there for 5370 - could be they have same usb ids

regards