[cups.general] Scanners?

Mr E_T troll at arach.net.au
Fri Jan 28 18:31:45 PST 2005

On Saturday 29 January 2005 05:40, Jerome Alet wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 04:15:09PM -0500, jkrahn at nc.rr.com wrote:
> > I'm wondering if the CUPS network protocol could be expanded to 
> > cover scanners, sort of reverse-printing? There does not yet seem to 
> > be a good way to advertise network-available scanners, and making 
> > part of CUPS seems to make a lot of sense to me. But, I don't know a 
> > lot about CUPS, so I don't know how well a scanner would fit in. 
> Just write a CUPS backend which instead of accepting PostScript or any
If you are using sane - then in /etc/sane.d/net.conf place the ip address's of all the sane servers that export scanners.
Then sane will automatically recognize them.

regs MR E_T
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