help with installing scanner please

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  • #19806
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    Avatarhaeborfrost

    hi,
    long story:
    i have antix 17.1 installed on an msi u100. i have recently tried to install the drivers for an epson scanner, but during install the installer wants to remove eudev and install udev. i think they are both the components that handle hardware and possibly from what i can tell the eudev is older, either way scanner not installed, need help. what info do you need elsewise vs how can i fix it to install?

    short story:
    want to install epson scanner
    installer wants to replace eudev with udev
    wont install

    thanks for reading

    #19807
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    capreacaprea

    Could you please provide the exact name of the scanner or printer.

    Normally for epson you download something like a iscan-bundle for epson
    If you click on this iscan-bundle-xxxx.deb,
    you will see a install.sh
    In this directory open a terminal (in rox-filer, see second picture below, it’s right-click(besides install.sh)–>window–>terminal here)
    and type

    sudo sh install.sh

    This should work even though gdebi-package-installer complains about udev.

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