Can I use umax astra 4100 on my ubuntu

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Nov 26 20:36:23 UTC 2007

On 11/23/2007 07:17 PM, Jim Smith wrote:
> maman durahman wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I need some help. What ever help i realy appreciate it.
>> Can I use umax astra 4100 on my ubuntu?  If yes, how?
>> I have spend a lot of time searching for the answer through google and
>> ubuntu forum. And i have not find it yet.
>> Thanks in advance.
> I had the same scanner. SANE does have a driver for it, but there was no
> way I could get it to work. I even tried compiling SANE and XSane from
> source but it never did work for me. I gave up and got a Canon Lide 60
> and it has worked like a charm ever since.
> Jim


That shows it as a Primax (outsourced to Umax):
found USB scanner (vendor=0x0461 [Primax], product=0x038c [USB Scanner],
chip=GL646_HP) at libusb:002:003

So you might try the Primax project:

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