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  1. #1

    hardware installations..

    hey guys whats up.. i finally installed debian sucessfully on my PC w00t LOL but now iam having hardware problems... i need to get my usb devices to work and my sound

    i have these..
    1. USB webcam some no name POS
    2. USB flatbed Plustek scanner
    3. USB Lexmark Z605 printer
    4. USB mouse
    5. and a PCI creative sound blaster sound card

    any help on getting these installed?

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    I have a plustek ut12 that I can't get working on any linux

    anyways just a few tips..
    try the command
    # lsmod
    and see what is loaded

    # modprobe scanner
    # modprobe usb
    # modprobe hid
    # sane-find-scanner

  3. #3
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    May 2003
    Greece / Athens
    check also at the official sites of harware vendors to check if are supported in linux..
    Linux For Ever!

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    the sound card can be activated by
    # modprobe snd-emu10k1
    # modprobe emu10k1

    the joystick

    # modprobe joydev
    # modprobe snd-emu10k1-gp
    # modprobe analog
    # modprobe interact

    I no longer use Debian but I think
    you can add the working commands to

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