Sane is a powerfull Linux tool that permits to use scanners. Unfortunately, the Epson Perfection 2580 scanner is not completely recognized by the drivers provided by Sane.
libsane-epson-perfection packages provide the
official Epson's Windows® drivers
inside a Debian/Ubuntu package.
The supported scanners are described inside the following table. You are welcome to give feedback on not-tested scanners.
|Perfection 660||usb||3.0||not tested|
|Perfection 1670||usb||3.0||ok (thanks to Ian)|
|Perfection 2480||usb||3.0||ok (thanks to Isaric)|
|Perfection 3200||usb||3.0||not tested|
Automatic Installation with the Ubuntu Packages
The provided packages contain the Epson firmware. The installation scripts of the packages are copying the firmware files in the Sane folders for you.
Manual Installation of the Windows® Firmware
To add the support of the Epson Perfection Scanner in the Sane daemon you may install the Epson firmware from the Windows® drivers.
Install the Windows® Epson’s Firmware:
- from your Windows®’s installation, copy the file
esfw41.ininto the directory
- edit the file
/etc/sane.d/snapscan.confto provide the path to the new copied firmware.
- Main authors: GALLAND Stéphane
- License: Proprietary and Free
- Stable Version: 3.0