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Canon LiDE 120 (Image Scanner, USB)

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Canon LiDE 120 (Image Scanner, USB)
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Updated: 03/04/2016 08:46

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Canon LiDE 120 is a USB scanner with USB ID 04a9:190e

Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04a9:190e Canon, Inc.

Although the scanner is recognized by the kernel the following way:

usb 1-3: new high-speed USB device number 4 using ehci-pci
usb 1-3: New USB device found, idVendor=04a9, idProduct=190e
usb 1-3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
usb 1-3: Product: CanoScan
usb 1-3: Manufacturer: Canon

it is not supported by the SANE backend (see It is therefore not recommended to use this scanner under Linux.

Alternatively, commercial drivers are provided for the scanner by VueScan.

Identified Hardware Configurations (3 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
Linux Mint 17 Qiana 3.13.0-24-generic - 07/03/2017
Linux Mint 18 Sarah 4.4.0-62-generic - 21/02/2017
Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 3.13.0-76-generic - 04/02/2016

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One response to “Canon LiDE 120 (Image Scanner, USB)”

  • D. K. says:

    Will show up with sane-find-scanner, but will not work with any scan application; will not show up under scanimage -L.

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