SANE Network Daemon question

Predrag Punosevac punosevac at
Sat Dec 8 20:07:13 PST 2007

Pollywog wrote:
> On Sunday 09 December 2007 03:26:19 Predrag Punosevac wrote:
>> Pollywog wrote:
>>> On Sunday 09 December 2007 02:17:21 Predrag Punosevac wrote:
>>>> Saned (Sane Daemon)  is included in the standard distribution of
>>>> sane-backhands. I checked sane-utils on the Debian web-site and seems it
>>>> is just idiotic GUI.
>>> I was using Debian and I now use Ubuntu and FreeBSD.  The sane-utils
>>> package contains files that I edit in order to have the ability to scan
>>> from any machine on my LAN that runs Linux.  The files are
>>> /etc/sane.d/dll.conf and also saned.conf and net.conf in the same
>>> directory.
>> Then look the /usr/local/etc/sane.d You already have all files you need
>> to have.
>> Debian is known for fine grinding of packages so I would not be
>> surprised that they divided generic sane-backhand package in several part.
>> That is a very good practice but unfortunately FreeBSD does not have
>> that man power and the user base to do the same.
>> Would you be so kind than to write how to for network scanning. It would
>> be very good if you could append Handbook article about scanning. I have
>> no clue whom you should contact with the offer to contribute the article
>> for Handbook.
> Since it has been some time since I tried to get HPLIP to work with my 
> computer, I am going to attempt it again.  If I am successful, I will post 
> something about it.

HPLIP works like a charm on FreeBSD

I thought we were discussing sane-backhands and network scanning.
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