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Multifunction canon MG2520 printer installed scanner not detected

I have been through I can't even remember all the edits. Yet my scanner is not detected. Used all the efforts names and this printer scanner is supported yet there fails to be a comprehensible guide ...
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Have xsane convert multi-image scan to single PDF before emailing it?

I'd like to use xsane to scan several pages, merge them into a single PDF, and email that PDF. Essentially, combining the 'Multipage' and 'E-mail' project types into one step. Anyone know how? Or, ...
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Simple Scanner fails to find wifi MG3222 all in one scanner, Printer works

I'm trying to get the Simple Scanner to connect to wifi MG3222, the printer connects good and prints a test page and any other doc. The desk top is running Ubuntu 14.04 up to date software, 32bit ...
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Scanning function HP Deskjet 1514

I am trying to get the Scanner function to work on my HP Deskjet 1514 all in one printer having installed new genuine ink cartridges. I can print the Alignment page for aligning the printers - but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and hplip wifi, hp photsmart scanner always acquires old image

I've a hp photsmart plus on Linux Ubuntu 14.04 (wifi hplip driver) and all was scanning well until yesterday. Now happens that the scanner show me always an image acquired yesterday. If I put a new ...
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help me set up drivers to my Epson printer

I have Ubuntu installed on my computer but I honestly don't know a thing about running programs off of this OS. I'm trying to set up a printer to this computer through a USB connection for the ease of ...
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HP 4280 Deskjet all in one printer. Scans

I have HP 4280 Scanjet all in one printer. Scans are Automatically sent to an HP Photosmart application. How do I change the automatic scan settings to a file of my choosing in windows?
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Samsung CLX-6220FX (scanner part)

I was not able to make my Ubuntu 15.10 recognize the scanner part of this device which is cable-connected to my LAN. No problem with the printer part of the device. Any suggestions?
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Problems with scanner and simple scan

When I try to scan an image in simplescan (and also other applications like scanimage or VueScan) the error message "Scanner not found" appears. But Ubuntu seems to recognize the Canon LIDE 110 as ...
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XSane fails to open device (invalid argument)

I'm new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 15.10 few days ago. I can successfully print on my Canon i-SENSYS MF4890dw, but when trying to scan with Xsane I get the following: Failed to open device ...
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How to install EPSON l210 scanner

I am trying to install the Epson scanner driver... I have extracted the tar.gz. file but on ./configure shows the error checking for GIMP - version >= 1.0.0... checking for gimp-config... no no ...
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Is the scanner Canon Pixma MG2450 working in Ubuntu?

The Canon Pixma MG2450 printer has an integrated scanner that should work with a tool like Simple Scan (or xsane or Skanlite). There are two sets of drivers (provided by Canon as deb files): two ...
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Xsane does not recognize scanner Brother DCP-135C - Xsane não reconhece scanner Brother DCP-135C

Já palmei vários tópicos mas ainda não resolvi este problema. A impressora funciona direitinho, mas o scanner não, Drivers e xsane estão instalados. Tentei resolver alterando o ficheiro ...
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Canon MB2300 Scanner - everything works except doc feeder

The system is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. After adding ppa:rolfbensch/sane-git to software sources, scanning functionality through xsane was achieved for the subject device. Except, that is, for the ...
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xsane cannot be launched from Dash

I recently installed xsane on a new computer running 15.10. When I try to launch it from the Dash by typing "xsane" or "XSane", nothing comes up. I know I can launch it from a terminal, but that ...
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Trouble Installing Brother MFC-J480DW

Could someone please help me? My mother recently installed Linux Zorin on her laptop then purchased a Brother printer (MFC-J480DW) without checking its desired OS. Online it lists a few different ...
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Installing Samsung Multifunctional printer and scanner SCX3404FW under Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I am trying to install the printer. My printer is multi functional printer and scan device - Samsung SCX3405FW Please advise how to install them as wi fi network ...
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Slow start, video and Canon printer problems on Ubuntu 14.04

I would not say that I've read everything and I did not find an answer, but I did some research before to post this and I have find nothing to help my issues... I have a HP with i7 octa-core and 8 GB ...
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how to setup simple scan on a local USB brother printer

There are similar questions out there, no answers yet. I have found; Brother-L2540D: setup brscan4 for usb printer Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use ...
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Connecting FireWire scanner to Thunderbolt port

Is it possible to connect an old FireWire film scanner to a Thunderbolt port by using a Thunderbolt to FireWire adapter (Apple MD464ZM/A)?
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Newbie, Unable to install scanner Software for Brother MFC L8850CDW?

Newbie, Unable to install scanner Software(S/W) for Brother MFC L8850CDW? Hi, I've tried to install the Brother scanner S/W onto my pc. I tried both the Scanner & the Printer downloads but ...
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problem in installing Epson Scanner in Lubuntu 15.10 (64bits)

I used my Epson scanner L210 on Lubuntu 15.04 32bits, but after changing to Lubuntu 15.10 64bits, I'm not able to use it again! I downloaded driver from here: Epson L210 scanner driver I followed ...
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How to set default file type PNG for Simple Scan?

With Xubuntu 15.10, Simple Scan 3.18.1, the default file type is, even for images, PDF. I would like to set it to PNG, is that possible? There is a related, older question for changing from JPG to ...
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HP-3670 Scanner on Ubuntu 12.04 machine

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I connect my HP-3670 Scanner the mouse stops working. Both mouse and scanner are connected through USB ports. How can I resolve this issue?
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How to install Cannon Scanner MG2970

Hi I am not able to install Cannon Scanner MG2970. I tried to install the drivers from Canon site but not working.
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scanner 4800H48U

I am new to Ubuntu and want to install a scanner 4800H48U It's a Microtek flatbet USB 2.0 sold by Medion (MD90093) and MSN 5003 0446 lsusb give me 05da (microtek) and 3025 (product id) ;so my scanner ...
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simple scan doesn't install drivers

I have a Canon scanner that has never not worked in Linux. I tried scanning today, and got a message I have never seen before shown here: Once the drivers (allegedly HP) fail to load, the scanner ...
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Please advice how to get rid of unmet dependency issue

I faced the problem of installing the software. It was stated something about unmet depedencies with the bitdefender-scanner:i386 package (its antivirus that I was trying to install the day before but ...
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Is there anything I can do to get higher quality scanned images using Plustek Opticbook 3600?

SANE does a good communication job between scanner and PC, however on every quality setting bar one (300dpi) the scanner returns blank images and on 300dpi the image is very faded and with a bluish ...
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Update Manager warning: lost interfaces (for a driver)

Due to a daily update, I lost my Epson scanner facility. I run under 14.04. Updating at about Nov 6, 2005 05:15 (GMT +1) by the ordinary Update Manager, I got the warnings ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 now HP F2480 aio printer works but scanner does not was OK with 12.04

After upgrading to 14.04 HP F2480 aio printer works but scanner does not. It was OK with 12.04. Please be explicit as I am a newbie. TIA
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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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Symbol Bar Code Scanner - not working

I have a strange problem with a barcode scanner I'm trying to test. Let me tell you in advance that I do not know the brand or the model of the device, apart from what the system tells. When I plug ...
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Scanner not Working, in Conjunction with USB Ports not Working - How Diag & Fix?

Epson Perfection 1240U Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit How do I diagnose & fix the problem? See also: USB Ports not Working for "in conjunction with usb ports not working" As with the usb ports not ...
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Error: “No tagets specified…”

The complete message says: "No tagets specified and no makefile found". I am trying to install the QuietInsane Gimp plugin for my scanner. Following the instructions I started with navigating to ...
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Canon MP560 scanner function [duplicate]

As of the update from 15.04 to 15.10 the scanner function of my MP560 stopped working. Same as some other question (without answer) the device is seen using scanimage -L, but that's it. Any program ...
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Fingerprint reader malfunction in HP DV6

have an HP Pavilion dv6 . I have tried multiple fingerprint reading software, including Fprint, but all of them give the same problem: It registers that there is a fingerprint reader, and when I scan ...
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Network scanner (Canon) stops after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

I have just upgraded Kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 - all very nice. The machine is working well, and I can print to the Canon pixma mx420 with no problems as before, but both Skanlite and xsane return ...
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Install Brother DCP-7030 Scanner on Ubuntu 14.04

I want my scanner to be working, which it does not. I followed this guide: http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/brother/scanner When I'm trying to open xsane, I get this message: which translates to failed ...
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who to resolve the issue )— Error of the failed to scan error communicating (Samsung scanner )

we issue Ubuntu 12.04 version in desktop and also using Samsung printer 2876nd , In the Samsung printer printing , xcopy ,flatted & ADF both are working but facing the Issue of the scanning ...
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Result after scanning with clamAV

I recently installed Linux on my laptop. To be on the safe side I decided to install clamAV. After first scanning I received: PUA.Http.Exploit.CVE_2015_1692 Is that something I should worry about? ...
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I can't use my HP Deskjet 2050 scanner

I have a HP Deskjet 2050, I installed it's driver and I think it worked ( I doesn't have ink to test), but I just wanted to use it's scanner and I can't find how to do it. There's already another ...
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phpsane detect scanner problem

Hello everyone phpsane try to use to scan from the browser but I get the following error No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged ...
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Scanning with ClamAV returns 10820 errors - Infected Joomla site with Trojan Iframe.MA

My server seems to have been infected with a Trojan. I run a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS When I approach one of the sites on my server my windows eset scanner blocks the link. Throwing a "Trojan ...
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Tell a networked scanner to scan via command line?

I have a network scanner. I would like to tell it to scan, and send my PC the document, and I would like to do this via the command line. what is the simplest option? The scanner, is part of a printer ...
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HP Color LaserJet MFP-M277dw: gap between Ubuntu version and driver version

I run my computer on Ubuntu 14.05 LTS and have recently connected a new HP Color LaserJet MFP-M277dw. The connection is local via USB. At the point of first usage, the system did recognize the device ...
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Visioneer One-Touch 8600 Scanner

I need to install my very old Visioneer 8600 scanner but am reluctant to download the driver from Visioneer directly as I did that for an HP printer and it crashed my system. Does Ubuntu support the ...
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How to scan a document with the scanner scan button

I have a Canon MP250 printer/scanner and I wonder if I can use the [Scan] button of this device to automatically scan a document, page by page. This device has its own software to do this, but it is ...
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HP ScanerJet 5590 ADF - Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to configure a scanner in a clean ubuntu 12.04 install. The scan function works fine with simplescan. BUT when i tell the scanner to scan from the ADF, and doesn't feeds the pages to the ...
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Scanning from a Brother MFC-240 C to PC

I used this printer many times to scan something to my computer and it worked perfectly in the past. Now my computer does not recognize the printer. Any thoughts?