[Techtalk] Updating my outdated flibranet from debian site

Rudy Zijlstra rudy at grumpydevil.homelinux.org
Sat Aug 30 21:31:15 UTC 2008

Anne Wainwright wrote:
> Hi, all.
> i have been updating from sarge. How can i determine if I could update from a later version?
> Trying to get hp scanjet3970 to work
> find 'NEW' driver stuff on SANE site which has a standalone version 
> decide to use this because my version of sane doesn't support the 3970
> my version of sane (updated online from sarge is 1.0.13-2) and after the update .....
> my version of sane (scanimage --version is 1.0.12)
> i _am_ running as recommended as root#
> driver package script install.sh stalls because ... long story
> driver package script update.sh stalls because it doubts I have SVN client installed
> update from sarge doesn't find svn (or SVN)
> bearing in mind all the !@#$ i had in not getting openoffice to work maybe now is the time to update my linux version except I want the scanner now not in weeks.
> any help here please?
> Anne
> little ant walks across anne's screen, disappears into laptop lid thru catch  ...  :(
Hi Anne,

Do not know much there... i do know though that svn is abbreviation for 
subversion. And most packages need that to find it

Good luck,


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