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[Bug 1489558] Re: failed to open device 'snapscan:libusb:002:002


I do not have an Epson scanner. I have an Agfa Snapscan 1212U scanner.
I an not find any drivers for this scanner anywhere.

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  failed to open device 'snapscan:libusb:002:002

Status in simple-scan package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  I downloaded the debian driver package (iscan_2.24.0-4.ltdl7_i386.deb)
  for most Epson perfection scanners (mine is a 1670), installed it and
  attempted to run any of the 3 scanner programs.

  XSANE gave me the message: "failed to open device 'snapscan:libusb:002:002': invalid argument".
  Simple Scan gave me the message: "Unable to connect to scanner"
  Image Scan for Linux gave me the message: "Could not send command to scanner. Check the scanner's status. "

  I loathe the prospect of going back to my Vista box. how do I get my
  Ubuntu box to connect to the scanner. It's definitely posered, the USb
  is definitely plugged in; I'm out of my depth.

  The scanner works find with my Vista box, but I loathe working with

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