Scanning with HP OfficeJet 4255
dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 18:23:01 UTC 2006
On 16/11/06, Kaj Haulrich <kaj at haulrich.net> wrote:
> On Thursday 16 November 2006 10:13, Kaj Haulrich wrote:
> > On Thursday 16 November 2006 08:50, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > > How can I get the scanner in my HP OfficeJet 4255 operating
> > > under Linux? I see that I need something called sane, but I
> > > don't know what to do with it. Any tips?
> > SANE = Scanner Access Now Easy. You will probably need the
> > front-end to sane which is xsane. Just :
> > 'sudo apt-get install xsane'
> > This wil place a menu item in K --> Graphics --> XSane Imgae
> > Scanner.
> > Connect the scanner, start XSane and see if it finds the scanner.
> > Those multi-function gadgets (printer+scanner) are tricky, but
> > you can peruse this site :
> > http://www.sane-project.org/
> In reply to my own message :
> Hewlett-Packard supports many devices on linux. They have a lots of
> information on the HPLIP project. Your device seems to be
> supported :
> Kaj Haulrich.
Thanks. I tried Xsane and Kooka as Vayu suggested, which was already
installed. I just didn't know what it was. I settled on Kooka because
it is translated into Hebrew on my system.
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