Missing or broken libsane.so.1 library


The SANE library allows Windows applications to access document scanners.


On CrossOver 17 and greater, the simplest solution to fix this issue is to run:

/path/to/cxoffice/bin/cxfix missinglibsane missinglibsane.amd64

Or add --show-all to see how CrossOver would fix it on your platform and others.

Alternatively you may try one of the commands below.

  • For 32-bit Windows applications
    32-bit Arch Linux : pacman -Syu sane
    64-bit Arch Linux : Install from the AUR repository
    Debian : apt-get install libsane:i386
    32-bit Fedora : yum install sane-backends-libs
    64-bit Fedora : yum install sane-backends-libs.i686 sane-backends-libs.x86_64
    32-bit openSUSE >= 11.2 : zypper install sane-backends
    64-bit openSUSE >= 11.2 : zypper install sane-backends-32bit
    32-bit openSUSE Tumbleweed : zypper install libsane1
    64-bit openSUSE Tumbleweed : zypper install libsane1-32bit
    32-bit Ubuntu 17.10 : apt-get install libsane1:i386
  • For 64-bit Windows applications
    Arch Linux : pacman -Syu sane
    Debian : apt-get install libsane:amd64
    Fedora : yum install sane-backends-libs.x86_64
    openSUSE >= 11.2 : zypper install sane-backends
    openSUSE Tumbleweed : zypper install libsane1
    Ubuntu 17.10 : apt-get install libsane1:amd64


  • cxfix --show-all may have more up-to-date fixes.
  • The commands usually also apply to newer versions of the distributions above as well as derived distributions. So for instance a fix for Debian 7 may still be valid for the latest Debian Testing and is typically also applicable to Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Deepin and Pop! OS. Similarly a fix for Fedora likely also works on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, etc.
Last modified on 2022-08-18 09:39:14 by François Gouget
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