[Wine] Hamlet' question about wine and scanner: to be or not to be (supported)?

Stefan Leichter Stefan.Leichter at camLine.com
Fri Dec 30 02:55:02 CST 2005

Am Donnerstag, 29. Dezember 2005 23:32 schrieb f_sophia:
> Hi,
> I have an old partport optical scanner (an LG Scanwork 36a)...
> Of course,I can't use this scanner with linux (no driver).
> So, I'm trying to install win-driver with wine. :-)
> I read documentation (unfortunately insufficient) and... I fell in an
> "Hamlet' question"!
> The wine user manual asserts that I can install scanner's win-driver in
> wine, unfortunately with too much vagueness about "how".
> "Frank's corner" (FAQ page), on the contrary:
> [quotes]
> Q: Can I use Windows drivers with Wine?
> A: No
> [unquotes]
> The question is:
> Can I use win-driver for my scanner?
> If yes, how?
> Any help is very welcomed.
Hello Antonio,

at least one person was able to run his scanner software in wine, see: 

Bye Stefan

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