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Scaner Mustek UB 1200 UB PLUS

Postby tomekwalowski » Sat Jun 04, 2011 20:07

Did somebody know how to install this scaner - Mustek 1200 UB PLus?
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Re: Scaner Mustek UB 1200 UB PLUS

Postby batvink » Sat Jun 04, 2011 22:27

just plug it in and install xsane.

at first startup, xsane will search for available devices...
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Re: Scaner Mustek UB 1200 UB PLUS

Postby DeAndreon » Sun Jun 05, 2011 18:29

Hello! i've the same problem.
I've installed xsane but when i click to do a scan, it give me this error:

"the scanner is busy"
in italian "Lo scanner è occupato"

and it don't do the scan.

How i can resolve this problem?

Thanks :)


edit: Resolved :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

http://www.urbo.altervista.org/it/index ... nnerboeder

i have seen this tutorial.
It explains all things. You can apply it at mustek ub 1200 plus.
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Re: Scaner Mustek UB 1200 UB PLUS

Postby micia » Mon Jun 06, 2011 13:26



English translated (almost :mrgreen: ):

The article warns you that the guide is some years old and that it originally refers to Fedora Core 1 and Ubuntu Hoary, then adapted to Fedora Core 3

At first, you have to check if the presence of your scanner is detected by Linux, check that the scanner green led is on:
(as root)
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scanimage --list-devices


The output will be different from kernel to kernel:

kernel 2.4
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device 'gt68xx:/dev/usb/scanner0' is a Mustek BearPaw 1200 CU flatbed scanner

kernel 2.6
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device 'gt68xx:libusb:001:002' is a Mustek BearPaw 1200 CU flatbed scanner

It is not important if the actual name of the scanner is different from the one reported, what is really important is that the internal chip of that scanner belongs to the gt68xx family.

You have to create (or copy) the needed firmware and let the system know that. The firmware is the same used by Windows, which is provided by the scanner CD. You can find the drivers in the:
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\
folder, there you can find the firmware: ePlus2k.usb
You have to copy it to the:
/opt/gt68xx/
folder in Linux (if that folder is not there, you have to create it).
If you can't get the firmware from Windows, look for it in the CD, or get it from this website:
http://www.meier-geinitz.de/sane/gt68xx-backend/
Now you have to edit
/etc/sane.d/dll.conf
configuration file to make Linux aware of the new firmware.

Uncomment the line:
gt68xx

In file:
/etc/sane.d/gt68xx.conf

Uncomment the lines about your scanner and add the path to the newly installed firmware, in the case of [email protected], you have this configuration:
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#Boeder SmartScan Slim Edition:
#override "artec-ultima-2000"
#vendor "Boeder"
#model "SmartScan Slim Edition"

that has to be replaced with this one:
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#Boeder SmartScan Slim Edition:
override "artec-ultima-2000"
firmware "/opt/gt68xx/ePlus2k.usb"
vendor "Boeder"
model "SmartScan Slim Edition"


Now retry to check if Linux recognizes the scanner properly:
(as root)
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scanimage --list-devices

You have to get this output:
kernel 2.4
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device 'gt68xx:/dev/usb/scanner0' is a Boeder SmartScan Slim Edition flatbed scanner.

kernel 2.6
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device 'gt68xx:libusb:001:002' is a Boeder SmartScan Slim Edition flatbed scanner.

If you get this output, now you are ready to go!

kernel 2.4
If you want to use the scanner as a normal user, you have to run these commands:
(as root)
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chmod 666 /dev/usb/scanner0
chmod 666 /opt/gt68xx/ePlus2k.usb


kernel 2.6
To use the scanner as a normal user you have to insert in:
/etc/rc.d/rc.local
this line:
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chmod a+rw /proc/bus/usb/001/002

This way, once the PC boots, the system grants the use of the file that corresponds to your scanner at normal users.

Note that the scanner file may change according to you hardware configuration.
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Re: Scaner Mustek UB 1200 UB PLUS

Postby OOPMan » Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:44

I didn't thank you got Mustek stuff outside of South Africa...
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