[clug] SANE and scanners

James Ring sjr at jdns.org
Thu Mar 19 20:00:32 MDT 2015

Which frontend and backend are you using?

You might want to mess with some gamma correction stuff, I think xsane
gives you a nice way to do that. Also you can try asking on the SANE
mailing lists: http://www.sane-project.org/mailing-lists.html
(specifically sane-devel).


On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 6:14 PM, Simon Oxwell <soxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Has anyone had a go with SANE and scanners under Linux?
> I'm running what seems to be the lastest of the SANE backends  (1.0.24).
> I've got things working, but I seem to have an odd brightness issue, where
> scans are noticeably light on the left and dark on the right. I've made
> sure I've run the calibration mode and that doesn't seem to have helped.
> Anyone have any suggestions? My google-fu hasn't turned up anything useful.
> (Scanner is an old CanoScan N650U, which doesn't exhibit the same issue
> under Windows. Driving the scanner is the last thing I'm using Windows for
> at home)
> Simon
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