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10 years ago I thought I made a BIG mistake when I bought my Laser LBP800. Getting it to work with Ubuntu was disastrous.

Now, 10 years later, I thought things had improved. So I got this Canon E500 (scanner + printer).

But I was wrong! It's still disaster! I got the printing going with a download from here:

However, I cannot get the scanner to work. I have no clue on how this should be done.

Is there anyone who has successfully got the whole thing running?

Thanks a million!

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I have the same problem.

You should try this :

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I haven't even tried it. Thanks for your answer. But can someone honestly tell me why this answer is down-voted? – itsols Jun 18 '14 at 0:36
I'm afraid I couldn't get the scanner working. I run the deb files (32 bit) and also the script but the scanner is not even detected. Not listed. Anyway, thanks for your time. – itsols Jun 18 '14 at 1:07

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