[Wolves] Ubuntu 7.04 and Epson 3490 scanner

Kevanf1 kevanf1 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 10:49:22 BST 2007

On 17/09/2007, leei at webmail.co.za <leei at webmail.co.za> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am a Linux newbie. I am using Ubuntu 7.04 and I have managed to get my
> Epson 3490 scanner working but the device is very slow in Linux. The
> device works fine in Fedora but I would like to use Ubuntu.
> I have taken the drivers from the Epson site which did not work as I had
> to compile the drivers. I then used alien to convert the debs to rpm's.
> Has someone managed to get the scanner working properly under Ubuntu 7.04?
> Thanks,
> Lee
Lee.  You might like to take a look at this URL:


It starts with somebody having the same problem with Mepis but, if you
scroll down the answers, you'll find the one relevant for Ubuntu :-)

Hope this helps.

Kevan Farmer
Linux user #373362

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