July 25, , Can anyone help as to why this is happening and have a solution? That means, any operation that tries to reset the device will result in running into timeouts. The best thing that can be done is to interactively ask the user what scanner it is. A few new Information: If you need to add your account to the sudo group Code: Any help would be appreciated sorry, Im not so savvy with linux just yet and I have a lot to learn so bear with me.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. A sample configuration file is shown below: Ubuntu related to Debian. Dash to Panel, Audacious, Linux 4. Copy the file you found on the Internet into this folder.

Mustek ScanExpress UB plus scanner install – The Linux Community Forum

BUGS These devices have a hardware bug: Unable to get open device: HeinzBoettjer heinz-boettjer wrote on Worked first time no problems; Tak! I’ve now edited the file and made some progress towards getting to a working scanner. The gksu extension for nautilus allows you to open files with administration privileges using the context menu when browsing your files with nautilus.


See sane-usb 5 for details. Visit the following links: Nice one stop shop for the cheap little scanner! Originally Posted by marti That means, any operation that tries to reset the device will result in running into timeouts.

In case something goes wrong check the original post on Ubuntu Forums here. Email me about changes to this bug report.

Howto: Install Mustek 1200 UB Plus scanner on Ubuntu 11.10

So you must tell the back ends to address the correct model you use. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at linus end of each chapter. Linux commands ARE case sensitive. I’m using Fedora 11 and this does not seem to offer the Nautilus – gksu package, but I’ve found what I think is something similar – Beesu.

Can anyone help as to why this is happening and have a solution? Many thanks for your invaluable help.

See full activity log. This tutorial works equally well in Debian thanx for the information! I’ve tried the su command to make the entries given in the earlier reply -many thanks againbut I still find myself locked out of my own computer unless I use the command line it’s been a while since I needed to do this.


Status changed to ‘Confirmed’ because the bug affects multiple users. This backend can only work with scanners that are already detected by the operating system.

I’ve right clicked and copied lonux file in ‘Downloads’.

How to get Mustek 1200 UB Plus scanner working in Ubuntu 14.04

And how do I get Linux to accept actions without recourse to these constant file permissions? If this variable is not set, the configuration file is searched in two default directories: I’ve put myself in everywhere. It all seems the computer does not regard me as an administrator. A Problem like this I have already had under 9. This is in my opinion 12200 different scanners basing on the same chipset provide the linus signature to the sane back ends.