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[Discuss] xsane pblm

On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 10:06:25AM -0500, dan moylan wrote:
> dan ritter writes:
> > On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 05:41:36PM -0500, dan moylan wrote:
> >>
> >> cmp#1: intel nuc 10, fc26
> >>   xsane: "no devices available"
> >> cmp#2: acer aspire 5733Z, fc26
> >>   xsane: finds only web cam
> >> cmp#3: acer aspire E1-472P, fc25
> >>   xsane: works fine, no problems

Is this a printer/scanner that you are trying to scan with, or is it
just a printer to which you're ting to print images already scanned in
xsane?  Or, some other thing?

If you are trying to print, can you print to the printer from the
command line (i.e. with lpr somefile)?

> >> all three have the printers ip address in both
> >> /etc/sane.d/saned.conf and /etc/sane.d/net.conf
> >>
> >> all three can ping the printer
> >>
> >> any suggestions?
> > Run xsane as root once on each of #1 and #2. If it works you
> > have a permissions problems to track down.
> did that and each shows the same results.
> > If it doesn't work, perhaps you have a network problem.
> each can ping the printer.  #3 can run xsane.  where do i
> look?  what can i try?

Is it possible you have iptables set up as a host-based firewall on
the non-working PCs, and it is blocking the IP/ports used by the

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