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unable to install scanner

sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the result is different from what you expected, first make sure your scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer. No ...
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HP MFP M225Dn can print but cannot scan - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up a HP MFP M225Dn multifunction printer/scanner on a local network with 3 Linux PCs (one with 16.04, one with 14.04, one with Mint 17.3 - based on 14.04). Printing was o.k. on 16.04,...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - simple scan not working with my scanner

I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 and my scanner is a CanoScan LiDE 110. Simple Scan is giving me a "unable to start scan" error and sometimes crashes when I attempt to scan again after being given the error....
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Canon Pixma MP495 scanner not working on 16.04

I cannot seem to get my Canon Pixma MP495 working on Ubuntu 16.04 - just the scanner. It worked fine on 14.04. No problem getting the printer working but no luck with the scanner. I've spent many ...
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Unable to scan using scanimage but xsane works

I am unable to scan using scanimage app but xsane works It always give "Document Feeder is out of documents"
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sane stopped working after update to 16.04

I've been using my Canon I-Sensys 8280 scanner wireless for a couple months and it worked fine, when I updated to 16.04 LTS it suddenly stopped working. It seems to be detected scanimage -L reports a ...
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canon lide does not scan the bottom of the page in text mode

When I scan a page in text mode, only the top 70-80% of the page is scanned (regardless of page settings; my paper is letter size, the page setting is letter, but the same result happens with a4 & ...
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scanimage only recognizes scanner as ADF suddenly

I was using scanimage to scan some documents with my Brother DS-620 sheetfed scanner with the following command: scanimage --device 'dsseries:usb:0x04F9:0x60E0' \ --format=tiff \ --...
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What these make messages mean while compiling sane-backends?

I tried to compile the sane-backends from source but getting the following messages after running make, to configure, I ran ./configure --enable-avahi BACKENDS='canon genesys test' make[1]: Leaving ...
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Canon i-Sensys scan only once, need to replug the usb cable

I have a Canon MF 4570 and MF 4730, which works by default on ubuntu 15.10 and ubuntu 14.04.3 with packages sane-backends. The problem is after first scan, I can not scan for second time. I need to ...
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SANE vs. Canon LiDE 220

I recently acquired a scanner (Canon Lide 220). Although it is listed as supported by Sane (http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html#Z-CANON), I wasn't able to get it working. I followed the advice ...
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How to proceed so that I can scan ? Canon DR-M160

I connected my Canon DR-M160 scanner via USB, to my Lubuntu laptop. I get: lsusb Bus 003 Device 003: ID 1083:163e Canon Electronics, Inc. So it is detected !? I guess I now have to install ...
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Setup Canon MFP (mf4500 series) as scanner

I have Canon imageCLASS MF4570dn which is connected via USB. I installed UFR II Printer Driver for Linux Version 3.00 (which is just for printing obviously) and MFP prints fine. But I cannot force ...
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Looking for recommendation for a low end flatbed scanner supported by SANE

About to give up on attempts to make a Canoscan LIDE120 work as it is not SANE compatible. Going the other way, do people have experience with a low end (sub-$100) scanner mainly used for color ...
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Edit file from tty1 terminal [duplicate]

I want to set the RUN to yes in the /etc/default/saned, as mentioned in this answer. Here is a snippet of the file : # Defaults for the saned initscript, from sane-utils # Set to yes to start saned ...
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How do I get Artec e+ 48u to work on Xubuntu 14.10 (amd64)

Symptoms: When I open Xsane, I get an error that it cannot find my scanner. simple-scan will open, but when I click the scan button I get a failed to scan error. The properties child window is what ...
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SANE: sane-find-scanner works (now) scanimage and frontend do not

Having done what I hope is due diligence in researching this answer I'm stuck. I've recompiled and installed sane and libusb as needed to ensure their integrity. I've also edited the various .conf ...
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Can SANE daemon communicate with a remote network scanner?

My understanding is that SANE is a service that sits between programs that perform scanning tasks and the physical scanner itself. Also SANE provides an API to the programs that it then relays to the ...
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How do I make my new plustek opticbook 3800 work *sanely* on 14.04 LTS?

I just got a plustek optic book 3800. I also just reinstalled Ubuntu on my dell machine. I don't know if I have "sane" or not, or what it is or how it works. The plustek optic book 3600 is listed ...
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Scanimage works, but Xsane or any other UI does not

I moved from 12.10 to 14.04 and have a Canon Canoscan LiDE 25. It worked fine with Xsane on 12.10. Now I have the strange effect that I can use the scanner with scanimage all the time, but as soon as ...
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Opensource-supported scanner

I'm trying to find scanner (A3) which works without any black magic or proprietary software, with drivers in upstream of sane/kernel. Are they exists? I've tried to find any information, but it all ...
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S1300I scanner issues under Ubuntu 16.04 using Sane

In theory this scanner does work under Linux and Ubuntu. I've found this document that I tried to follow. http://luuklangens.nl/blog/howto-fujitsu-scansnap-s1300-s300-ubuntu-linux I install sane, ...
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Problem with CanoScan Lide 20 not working in ubuntu 14.10

I have a few weeks a new desktop PCs with Intel i5 processor with 8.1 installed dual boot windows and ubuntu 14:10 64 bits. My old pc and also in my notebook with ubuntu 14.04 were connected to the ...
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SCX-4521F scanner is not working ubuntu 14.04 amd64

I installed the Samsung Unified Driver for the scx 4521F and printing works. Neither program can find a scanner though: sane-find-scanner, SimpleScan and Xsane all reporting "no scanner found" Also ...
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SANE Support for Canon LiDE 220?

I ordered a Canon LiDE 210 scanner because the SANE website says it's "completely" supported. The vendor delivered a Canon LiDE 220, and it's not recognized. Is this fixable, or must I return the ...
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How to install the scanner of Canon MF4750 multi-device?

I am using 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and bought a Canon i-Sensys MF4750 printer + scanner + fax. There is a driver on the official Canon homepage only for the printer, and that works fine. But I need ...
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Parport scanners

I have an old Canon N640 P ex scanner, that uses parport to connect. I have installed Sane and XSane. I have also enabled canon_pp, after that I have also run sane-find-scanner, but it says: # Not ...
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ppscsi patch for 3.x kernel (14.04) progress/availability?? (kernel-patch-ppscsi-2.4)

Under 2.6.x kernel(s) there were a set of patches allowing attachment of so-called parallel port scsi devices like my fine hp 5100c flatbed scanner. Recently upgraded to Trusty 14.04 with 3.13.x ...
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What are my network and computer IP addresses?

I'm trying to configure my locally-connected (USB) HP Deskjet F380 All-in-One to work with SANE and some PDF software (as per the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/sane.d%20tutorial ).....
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What is the IP address of my scanner? [closed]

I'm trying to configure and my scanner to work with SANE and some PDF software I'm trialling... But it needs the IP address of my locally (USB)-connected scanner (well, multi-function). What's the ...
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Is the a way to make hp-scan or scanimage to automatically select de right area to scan?

I'm trying to make an non network scanner to work with linux running via command line and hiding it with php/html. The commands to scan hp-scan and scanimage are working well but they don't ...
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How to use SANE to scan a document 1:1

The simplest job in the world - scan a black-and-white legal document (US portrait size). The only goal is that the scanned document is 1:1, meaning the same size and location on the page. I'm using ...
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Brother DCP-J140W does not scan (brscan4, USB connected)

My Brother DCP-J140W does print fine (took a week, but nevertheless). Installing the scanner drivers needed a lot (spread over 6 month) of trial and error, but worked in the end. I even upgraded ...
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Brother WLAN Scanner DCP-7055W not working (“invalid argument”)

I'm having trouble getting the scanner of my Brother DCP-7055W working over WLAN. I've already installed the official drivers from Brother, and the printer itself is working fine. I've set up the ...
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How to get Canoscan LiDe 25 to work with simple scan in Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

After upgrading to 13.10 my scanner stopped working. Simple scan can kind of detect my scanner, but fails to scan. It keeps trying, instead of just telling that "no scanner has been found". I also ...
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Fujitsu S1300i advances document but doesn't scan

I'm using a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. Using sudo as a temporary workaround to minimise any permissions problems: $ sudo sane-find-scanner found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5 [FUJITSU], product=0x128d [...
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xsane exits with “Invalid argument” while scanning with Brother DCP-J725DW, what does it mean? [closed]

Brother DCP-J725DW scan is not functioning in Ubuntu 13.04. xsane error: Failed to open device 'brother4:bus1;dev2': Invalid argument.
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installed printer Samsung CLX-3185FW on Ubuntu 12.04. Printer not responding

I got the Unified Driver (.gz) from http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/CLX-3185FW/XAA I extracted the .gzip file in my home directory and took a terminal as root: root@joost-laptop:/...
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Samsung driver doesn't detect SANE correctly

From 13.04 (server) I'm trying to install the Samsung Unified Printer Driver as specified by https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsPrintersSamsung which has a dead link. In any event, the ...
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Using Canon LIde 700F with xane over USB

I know, I know, I should have never gotten a Canon to connect to a Linux box... But the SANE supported-scanners doc said that the CanoScan 700F is supported "Good". I took that to mean that it can ...
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sharing canon all in one over network

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an old computer I want to use as a file and printer server in a small office. I have samba sharing set up for file sharing and I've been able to get all the computers ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Samsung ML-2955DW not print

After installing and configuring "Unified Linux Driver" from the samsung website the printer doesn't print. I'm using 12.04.1. In the printer driver list, even after installing the "Unified Linux ...
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Brother MFC-7420 Scanner on Ubuntu 12.04: Invalid Argument

I have a Brother MFC-7420, which also works as a scanner. I have attached this machine to a computer running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit via USB. I installed the following package: brscan2-0.2.4-0.i386....
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Setting up SANED with sane-test

I'm trying to setup a network service for running saned (running the sane-test backend) on Ubuntu 12.10, running it on a virtualbox. I followed the directions found here and I got to the point where ...
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Building SANE from git-source produce backend missmatch on 12.04 even if built locally

It seems to me that with Ubuntu Precise Pangolin it is all but easy to do a proper install of SANE from source (git-repo). I've found other scanning issues trying to find an answer to this, where the ...
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“Iscan” only runs as root

I've upgraded to ubuntu 12.04, and I now want to run "iscan" (I've updated the packages like I did before). When I run iscan as a regular user, it says: "COuld not send command to scanner". But ...
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Scanner detected with sane-find-scanner, but not with scanimage -L or sudo scanimage -L

I have a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. I compiled SANE from source. When I run sane-find-scanner, the following output is given: sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the result ...
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I can't get XSANE to work in lubuntu 12.04

XSANE does not see my scanner (part of a Lexmark all-in-one S350). It worked fine,using Ubuntu 10.04. Printing works fine. The all-in-one printer is wireless. The router sees it. I can ping it. I can ...
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How do I install drivers for the Panasonic MB1900CX All-in-One Printer/Scanner?

I bought a new Panasonic Printer/Scanner/Copier, I am going to to install it, but Ubuntu cant find It`s driver! I find a driver in Panasonic website but it is 32bit and can not run in my laptop! (...
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Ubuntu 12.04 login hangs on “Checking Battery” or “SANED,” then returns to login screen

Working earlier tonight, my mouse froze in the middle of the screen, and so I restarted my system. Upon trying to log back in, the screen flashes black, and something along the lines of saned: edit /...