tuxebi at gmx.de
Tue May 22 14:51:32 UTC 2007
Loïc Martin wrote:
> Eberhard Roloff a écrit :
>> A final word in regard to your old scanner:
>> I understand that it worked in Ubuntu 6.10, but now does not with the
>> newest Feisty.
>> If this is correct, it would be helpful to know what make/modell your
>> scanner is. What did you do in Edgy to make it work that you cannot do
>> in Feisty?
>> I can hardly imagine that Feisty does not support a scanner that worked
>> on a previous version of Ubuntu.
> I can. As many other users, I just happen to have one. This scanner is
> perfectly supported in Linux by open source drivers, that's why I bought
> it and never had problems with it.
> In this case, the problem is in Feisty - not the scanner, nor Linux in
> See https://bugs.launchpad.net/debian/+source/linux-source-2.6.20/+bug/85488
> Each Ubuntu release has its regressions. In Edgy, some webcam stopped
> working. They work now in Feisty, however now some scanners don't work
> anymore. Gutsy might solve the scanner problem, while introducing
> another regression.
ok, it's hard to believe, but it's for real ;-)
Now that you mention it, I remember my soundcard stopped working in
Edgy, while it worked in Dapper. It resumed to a working condition in
I happily use Ubuntu where it works for me.
Maybe this is what you get when you prefer to work with "leading edge"
instead of using LTS labelled longtermsupport releases. ;-(
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