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Displays 'No scanners detected' 'Please check if connected and power on'

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Located deb files from Canon Asia, installed via software center and scangearmp runs from terminal.

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You can also download their ScanGear MP utility from the same link, and then scan from within GIMP. File/Create/ScanGear MP... It's not as good as HP's printer support but it does work. – Tom Brossman May 23 '12 at 5:55
Alright will try that. Thanks! – Rhino May 23 '12 at 23:25
the command is scangearmp, not scanmp. – cipricus Jan 25 at 14:30

You can also use XSANE, available in Ubuntu Software Center.

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Anyway, installing xsane doesn't help... – Tinellus Jun 9 '14 at 13:49

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