solved (was: 9.04: problem with xsane, scanner and webcam)

Uwe Brauer oub at
Fri May 21 07:09:51 UTC 2010

>>>>> On Thu, 20 May 2010 19:56:18 +0300, Nigel Ridley <nigel at> wrote:

   >> Bus 003 Device 003: ID 04f9:0182 Brother Industries, Ltd Composite Device

   > I had the same problem when using 9.04 and 9.10.  As
   > soon as I started Xsane it would automatically choose
   > the webcam but give me the option, via a drop down
   > menu, of choosing my Epson scanner.

   > Uncomment the following line “/dev/video0″ line in
   > /etc/sane.d/v4l.conf. and you should have a drop down
   > menu to choose your scanner next time you start Xsane.

I had to install the drivers provided by brother, namely  
then everything worked as expected.


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