Ric Moore wayward4now at
Fri Oct 2 16:46:09 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-10-02 at 07:32 -0400, David McGlone 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?

This may sound crazy, but one time when my HP scanner refused to scan,
after closing and opening the lid, it worked. Beats me why, but that was
my experience. :) Ric

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