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Scan resolution at 4800dpi

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Xsane Scan Image size requirements:
Xsane is a popular open source graphical interface for scanning. Scan Drivers will gives the information to XSANE to show the device/scanner capabilities. To know more information on Xsane, please visit http://www.xsane.org
Xsane terminates abnormally if the scanned image size is too big for it to handle and this problem is out of HPLIP control.
For example, assume the image size to scan for selected scan job options is 8GB, system has 2GB main memory and it has 32bit processor. Host / System will start receiving the scan image once user clicks on scan button in Xsane. As the Virtual memory size for 32bit processor is 4GB and the maximum file size is 2GB, XSane will not be able to show the whole scan image or Xsane terminal abnormally.
The known combination which results in Xsane termination is as given below.
Resolution: 4800
XxY Dimension: 8.5x11.6 and above
Scan Mode: Color
Note: on 4800 scan resolution reduce the scan image's y-dimension by 0.4 inch, if scan job is not able to start.
You can change the scan image dimension by click ctrl+6 from Xsane. Starting of scan at 4800 image resolution will take little bit more time when compared to scan at 100 scan resolution.


Is faxing from the PC functionality available in HPLIP?


Yes, as of version 0.9.8, basic PC send fax functionality is supported on a number of printers.

Refer to the printer support table(s) for more information: http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/supported_devices/index.html

Does HP offer solutions for customers who would like to print enable their applications and devices not based on the Linux Desktop?


Yes. HP has developed the Appliance Printing Development Kit (APDK). The APDK is a small footprint limited functionality driver intended for Non-Linux Desktop applications and devices.

Is troubleshooting help available for HPLIP?


Please review the How-To's, this FAQ and the other resources on this website for specific troubleshooting information. Also you can contact the HPLIP Launchpad.net Page for additional assistance.

What is the process for reporting a bug (defect) or requesting a feature?


You may post bug reports or feature requests to the HPLIP Launchpad.net Page

Where can I receive support for HPLIP?


The http://hplipopensource.com web site is the primary mechanism for HPLIP support. Resources include documentation, FAQs, How-Tos, and for support the HPLIP Launchpad.net Page. Phone support is not available for HPLIP. All documentation is also included in the HPLIP source tar ball.

What network print servers are supported?

Currently we have only tested HP JetDirect devices with HPLIP. No other network print servers are supported.

Does HPLIP support networked printers?


Yes, HPLIP supports printers that are directly network connected (via a built-in Ethernet port) or connected to a network via a JetDirect.

Can I configure my MS Windows system to share my printer to my Linux system?


No. This configuration is not currently supported.

I need/lost the driver for my Windows machine, where do I go to get it?


The HPLIP Team only provides support for the HPLIP solution. For assistance with a Windows machine/driver please contact HP Technical Support at HP.

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