Jay Mistry jaylinux53 at
Fri Oct 2 14:54:24 UTC 2009

On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 5:02 PM, David McGlone <david at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Yesterday I had to scan some images and low and behold scanning isn't working
> and I don't have the slightest idea what to do.
> I used to use Kooka and it detected my HP Officejet 5610 all in one just fine.
> Well yesterday was the first time the occasion came up that I needed to scan
> some images and scanning is broke.
> I tried using Sane, but it will not detect my scanner and insist my TV card is
> my scanner and there is no option to change this.
> So I installed scan lite and get the same results.
> last night I installed all of gnome hoping there would be an app I could use
> there with no luck whatsoever.
> I also installed the kdegraphics package hoping Sane would use the libkscan
> library that Kooka used and that was a dead end too.
> All in all I've wasted a whole day for a simple task, and I'm so frustrated
> it's hard to stay calm.
> Anyway, I've exhausted everything I know to do. Does anyone have any
> suggestions?

Try upgrading or reinstalling (in that order) the HP drivers.

You may also find something related to your scanner model at the
newly-launched HP Linux portal:


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