Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have successfully installed a HP Photosmart C4180 using an Edimax Print Server (PS-1210MFn) in Ubuntu 12.04 via the CUPS configuration.The printer is working perfectly with print server on Ubuntu,but the scanner is not discoverable by XSane OR Ubuntu's Simple Scan program.Do you know what can I do in order to make work under Ubuntu?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 1 down vote accepted
+50

scanner support by HP

Your photosmart all-in-one via CUPS is in-fact using the HPLIP driver from HP themselves. i.e. this is already installed in 12.04 by default.

Looking at the compatibility page for your printer:

print

Your printer is not supported by this driver for network printing.

There is a yes value for USB - that I'm afraid is the best that you can achieve with your printer.

scanner support via SANE

Looking at the SANE website:

Your scanner part of this all-in-one is not in-fact directly supported through the SANE project.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.