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Simple Scan : no scanners available, Ubuntu 15.04

I have two Ubuntu computers on the same network. The old one uses Ubuntu 14.04. Simple scan works perfectly with my Samsung SCX-3205w. The new one uses Ubuntu 15.04. On it, simple scan cannot find the ...
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Want to know how to connect any Samsung, brother, epson, canon or other usb printer multifunction eg scx 3400..? [on hold]

I notice a lot of issues some people have installing their Samsung, or any other brand of printer. If the installers that come with the printers don't work, then go to their website and download the ...
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How to get my scanner work on ubuntu

I am a HP deskjet f380 All in one printer that has a in built scanner too. The printer is working fine. But the scanner is not. Whenever I give a scan, it says I/O error, cannot interact with ...
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How to access Canon CR-50 check scanner connected to Ubuntu 12.04 using CLI?

I am developing a project which needs to access Canon CR-50 check scanner using PHP. How can I make it work? I am currently working on Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) machine, any solution will help me a lot. I ...
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Samsung scanner SCX-4824FN not working

After searching for any possible solution, I couldn't find it. So I decided to ask here, thanks in advance. I have a Samsung SCX-4824FN multifunction printer. No problem with installation and ...
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How to disable an auto-detected default network scanner and use the USB scanner

I have a MFC scanner which was auto-detected through the network. When I try to use it, get invalid-argument therefore, I connected it via USB. Through USB it works however, the scanner programs ...
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I am trying to install a Scanshell 2000NR scanner manufactured by Card

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on a hp quadcore pavillion laptop and I cannot seem to get my Scanshell 2000NR scanner to function. It plugs into the USB port and I see that when I run demsg the following ...
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Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Cannot print to network printer but can use the scan function (via simple scan.)

I have followed all suggestions mentioned in "Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use the scan function." I have the opposite (can/cannot) situation for ...
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Cannot scan after plugging USB scanner into running system, reboot required

I am using an Epson Photo Perfection scanner with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed the Linux drivers successfully but I still have the following annoying problem. I cannot use the scanner when ...
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How can I tell if My machine has installed drivers for a (network based) scanner?

as per My other question here: Help installing the network scanner from a Brother MFC-J6910DW? I have been suggested to check if My device drivers are installed, how can I do this? I have researched ...
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Help installing the network scanner from a Brother MFC-J6910DW?

The printer driver install and setup is completed and working fine. (Installed via Brothers install scripts) The machine is connected to the network on 192.168.1.4 and if I point a web browser to ...
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dependendy is not satisfiable: libcupsimage2

I'm trying to install libcupsimage2-dev package, but when I run it I get the message: dependendy is not satisfiable: libcupsimage2 (=1.4.3-1) But then I try to install libcupsimage2 1.4.4-7 and I ...
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How to set Brother Scanner Destination 14.10

Got a Brother DCP-7065 scanner installed OK. Working with simple and X-sane scaning OK. When scanning directed by PC they go to Home/brscan. Question is: when using scanner mounted buttons Scan to ...
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Installting an HP 6830 Scanner

I want to setup the scanner part of an HP Officejet 6830 on Ubuntu 14.04. The pinter is working with IP 192.168.1.105 and also connected with an USB cable. I've installed hplip 3.15.2 and hplip-gui, ...
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How to use iscan via WiFi (Epson L355)?

I achieved to configure my Epson L355 printer in Ubuntu 14.04. Both Easy Scan and gscan2pdf recognize the scan and work good via WiFi, but iscan does not. Iscan is only working via USB. It throws 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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Scanner Not Found On Wireless Ubuntu 14.04

I was able to get the printer epson workforce wf-3520 to print wirelessly, but it can not find the scanner. Does anyone know the steps to get Ubuntu 14.04LTS to find the wireless scanner? It only ...
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Generic 'legasy' driver for HP Scanner (scanjet 2100C)

Does anyone have any idea where to find and how to set up the above? Ubuntu 14.04 LTS thanks
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14.04 hp scanjet 3970

Sometimes it works at least for colour scans and sometimes it does not work with xsane. I downloaded sane-hp3900-SANE backend and tried to install via terminal and hp3900-series_0.12 and INSTALL.sh ...
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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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How to get Fujitsu fi-6230 scanner to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Fujitsu fi-6230 scanner. I've recently bought a new laptop (~6 months ago) and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. My old laptop had Ubuntu 12.04 installed. On my old laptop the scanner worked. On my ...
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Access Scanner Via IP

I run a great Fujitsu iX500 on OS X, accessing it via wireless and scanning to a certain folder to my macbook via just pressing the button on the scanner once its properly logged into the WLAN. Now I ...
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I need drivers for my Fujitsu fi6130 scanner

I really need to find drivers for my scanner Fujitsu fi6130. Running Ubuntu 14.4 LS
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Document Scanner, CanoScan N650U not reconised

I have tried the scan feature in Libre Office, downloaded a couple of scanners and nothing. The "Nothing" actually means just that, the Scanners plugged in to a USB port, none of the software is ...
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Can't use Brother MFC-J625DW scanner as normal user

I have installed Brothers Linux drivers from their website and the printer function seems to work but the scanner function will not. Running Simple Scan I get the error: Unable to connect to scanner. ...
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HP Deskjet MFD printer

I have a HP Deskjet 2542 MFD printer. I am looking to use the scanner, with either Simple Scan or Xscane, but I cannot get it to do so. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 OS. In doing research, I discovered a ...
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Poor image quality for document scanning under Ubuntu

I am having trouble with the image quality of documents scanned with Simple Scan and XSane. Not only is the color reproduction poor but band-artifacts appear on the entire image, which would indicate ...
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I can not find scanner (brother DSmobile700D) driver for Ubuntu

I want to install brother DSmobile-700D drivers in Ubuntu 12.04. I visited brother's website but I was not able to find the driver. link to DSmobile-700D driver download site They ask what OS I am ...
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Scanner for Windows Malware [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu PC, and would like to copy some files to a windows PC. Before I do this, I would like to scan these files for malware, which works in windows. Is there an Ubuntu virusscanner for ...
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Can't install Canon mg 3540 scanner

I was able to get my Canon mg3540 printer to work. I can't get the scanner to work though, I tried to download drivers from the Canon website and tried xzane and simple scanner, none are picking up ...
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Scanning with an Epson xp-310 on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got an Epson xp-310 all-in-one which I'm able to print on but will not allow me scan. It says "computer not found" or simply "unavailable". My guess is that I need a scanner driver. I have tried ...
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Sharing Multifunction Center over Network?

I have a Brother MFC-J6920DW and courtesy of the official (Brother) software and drivers, I have both printing and scanning working fine over the wireless network (Wi-FI) - that is, Simple Scan, XSane ...
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Epson L355 Printer/scanner, and scanner not found

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After downloading the driver 201207W I now have the printer functioning, but no scanner. From the Epson site I downloaded iscan_2.30.1-1.dsc and ...
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Scanner is listed under lsusb command, but not detected by scanning programs

I connected my Genius Vivid-1200TA image scanner to my laptop USB port running Ubuntu 14.04. lsusb|grep [s,S]canner shows that it is connected and detected by the system: Bus 002 Device 005: ID ...
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How to use my scanner in Ubuntu?

I just connected my Genius Vivid-1200TA scanner to my laptop USB port, now how use it? In windows, there was a software and driver available for the device. The software has many good features to use ...
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Scanner Canon Pixma MX521 gets not recognized

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. When I run the application "Simple Scan", it does not recognize my scanner, but when I installed the printer, it got recognized. I can also print without any problems. There ...
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Neat Scanner Issues

Is there any way to get support for The Neat Scanner? I would like to use it with virtual machine, but Ubuntu does not see the USB Scanner. Please help.
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How to spoof a USB device's Product and Vendor ID?

Background to the problem I have a "Canoscan Lide 120" scanner which is by all accounts a minor upgrade to "Canoscan Lide 110" (Same chipset, same specifications, etc.). The device driver for "Lide ...
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Epson WF-3520 all in one printer scanner over WiFi: printer working, scanner not working

I have the Epson WF-3520 all in one printer / scanner. I have it on WiFi (not connected via USB). I've installed the following drivers for it: epson-inkjet-printer-201212w_1.0.0-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb ...
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Single-sheet compact USB scanner that works with SANE

I am looking for a single-sheet, compact, USB-powered scanner that works well with SANE. The Xerox Travel Scanner 150 is the sort of device I mean: ...
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Installing Epson Stylus SW235SX on Ubuntu

I would need some advise on installing an Epson Stylus SX235W scanner on an Ubuntu 14.04. After realising that my scanner was not seen by my computer, I did the following: I installed the latest ...
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Scanning on Canon PIXMA MP270 does not work with Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 my MP270 no longer scans. Xsane recognises the scanner but does not scan and give a message "Window is not responding". Simple Scan gives a similar result. Printing ...
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What scanner printer can I use for a Ubuntu 12.04 Notebook ASUS PC? [closed]

I have a notebook PC ASUS which has Ubuntu 12.04 in it. I need to find a reliable scanner and printer - I need to scan routinely my work assignments to be paid in my job - and I am NOT a ...
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Simplescan can't find my network scanner

I've recently had to RMA my epson wf-4535 because it had leaking ink. Epson sent back a new wf-4630. I installed all the drivers from their website and printing works fine now. However, simplescan ...
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How can I install the Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw scanner driver?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I have one Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw all in one printer connected wirelessly using the printer driver available from www.usa.canon.com, however this driver only ...
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I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10. And I have downloaded the drivers directly from the Epson site for the above scanner. But when I try to install them I get the ...
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Blue hue/tint in “white” margin of scanned docs or photos. Lubuntu 13.10 ,Epson V200 photo scanner

I've had this scanner sitting around, and I decided to see if I could set it up on my old Compaq Presario V2000, running Lubuntu 13.10. The scanner is an Epson V200 perfection. For the drivers( my ...
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envivo mini diasscanner driver workaround

Hi I have attached my envivo mini diasscanner to a usb port. Lsusb finds it as: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0ac8:3370 Z-Star Microelectronics Corp. Traveler TV 6500 SF Dia-scanner. Have anybody got this ...
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S1300I scanner issues under Ubuntu 14.10 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, ...