Scanning with HP OfficeJet 4255

Dotan Cohen 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 :
>
> http://hplip.sourceforge.net/supported_devices/inkjet_aio.html
>
> 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.

Dotan Cohen

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