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Interfacing with Canon printer/scanner

I've just installed 16.04 on an old spare Toshiba Satellite laptop. Looking for some initial help with peripherals - specifically networked Canon MG6320 printer/scanner. Was able to easily identify ...
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Scanner Epson L210 for Ubuntu 16.04 is not working

I have installed the latest iscan driver from Epson, but the scanning function in Ubuntu 16.04 is still not working. Does anyone have a solution?
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brother 7040 (all-in-one) printing works but I can't use scanner

Linux newcomer on an older machine, I used the brother.com suggested files and got the printer working but not the scanner. simple scan says "failed to scan, unable to connect to scanner." I'm not ...
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Set up Kiosk in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I received call one of a company. They are implementing and installing Ubuntu Desktop OS in there client systems and they need: Create one user as a temporary user and that user should have 3 ...
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Is there a good software to correct scanner defects?

I have an old scanner that apparently has some defects. When I connected it to my Linux laptop and scanned a white A4 paper I got this. But with "Windows Fax and Scan" I got this which is almost ...
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how to collectively recognize and crop pages (image files) with text

Is there an app that can recognize and crop pages, and by pages I mean only the borders that include text? I use a camscanner (mustek MCS A3pro) and I can't get the provided software to work on ubuntu ...
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camscanner and cropping pages

I've got a camscanner (mustek mcs 500 A3 pro) which I use to scan books. The ubuntu version I use is 16.04 lts. The problem I face is that, although I have successfully installed via wine the software ...
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Lenovo ideapad can't scan for wifi signal after Ubuntu installation [closed]

I am a newbie at Ubuntu and have reached my limit trying to get my laptop which has no ethernet port to connect. $ sudo lshw -enable TEST stacy-computer description: Computer ...
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Brother DCP-145C prints but Can't Scan over Network

I'm using a Brother DCP-145C on Ubuntu. The printer is plugged into a Windows machine via USB. The printer works (after I downloaded the drivers from Brother). The scanner does not. I downloaded and ...
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xsane cannot find my scanner

On Ubuntu 14.04, just installed xsane .0998, and it cannot find my device, EPSON Perfection V330 Photo. The device has been connected and powered on. What can be done?
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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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New printer HP 5540 envy he scanner doesn't work [duplicate]

Sorry, I've got the 14.04 version.
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HP printer installed and the scanner doesn't work

I've got a new printer HP Envy 5540. I downloaded and installed the printer with duplexer but I'm not able to use the scanner.
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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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DHCP server setup and controlling a DHCP client in the form of a laser scanner

I have set up a DHCP server on my computer(Ubuntu 14.04) .I have viewed my 'connection information' and gave the following parameter values in my /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf file subnet 192.168.3.0 ...
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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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Epson Perfection 4180 Scanner

Could someone post an explanation/direction with links to necessary files to make Ubuntu 15.10 recognize and use my Epson Perfection 4180? I have searched and tried many online solutions here and ...
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Not working brother Scanner in Ubuntu 16.04 though driver installed

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and a brother DCP-375CW, a printer and scanner all in one. I downloaded the drivers and used the Driver Install Tool by brother. This is the result: the system says the ...
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How to install HP Scanjet 8270 in ubuntu 12.04

I have HP Scanjet 8270 Scanner and want to install in my ubuntu 12.04. How to install it? I tried HPLIP, HP Toolkit and search through internet. but nothing works. So, how to install it?
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Ubuntu 16.04: simple-scan I/O error

While attempting to scan with simple-scan, I very often (but not always!) get an I/O error telling me that the scanner is unreachable. I don't think it's a physical connection issue (cable or USB port ...
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Xsane Canon MX922 Ubuntu 14.04 not recognized

I would like to be able to scan from my Canon MX 922 to my machine using xsane. I have xsane installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10. Under 14.04, I get "no devices available". Under 15.10, i get "...
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Brother MFC-7860DW and scan through network

We have about 15 PCs in office with Ubuntu 14.04/15.10/16.04 and 2 Brother MFC-7860DWR that connect to LAN(Ethernet). I downloaded and installed drivers from Brother's support site(i used manual on ...
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Xerox WorkCentre 3045 Scanner Driver for Ubuntu 16.04

I have recently purchased this multifunction printer and installed the printer successfully through cups but the scanner is not getting detected. I have tried many alternatives with xsane but failed. ...
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Add Timestamp USB barcode scanner

I bought a USB Honeywell 5145 barcode scanner And want to add for each scan system- time and date. I searching for a way to connect with the USB port for data tweaking. Tried Gnome terminal but that ...
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16.04 and Brother DCP-7040 scanner

Has anyone been able to get a dcp-7040 scanner working properly? On 14.04 I've gotten it to work by using the Brother install tool adding # Brother scanners ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9", ATTRS{...
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How to Scan A4 in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 with a network connected Epson (XP-800) Multifunction Printer/Scanner. I have Simple Scan, iScan and Xsane installed. All three applications can scan from the scanner. However, ...
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How to install Epson L210 scanner in Ububtu 16.04? [duplicate]

Epson L210 printer and scanner was working in Ubuntu 14.04 but upgrading to 16.04 only printer is working. I have the scanner driver deb amd 64 package but I don't know how to install.
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scan multiple pages using the scan button on DCP-7065DN and xsane

I have a Brother DCP7065DN scanner/printer and I'm running xsane under Kubuntu 14.04. I have several pages to scan. I want to be able to initiate the scan of each page from the scanner using its ...
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Simple Scan, duplex scan Epson WF-3620 not working

I setup my Epson WF-3620 all in one printer / fax / scanner today. After installing the necessary drivers via Ubuntu repositories (sudo apt install epson-inkjet-printer-escpr) and Epsons website (...
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Brother device in LAN not detected as a scanner but as a printer only since 16.04

I have two computerrs in the same LAN, where computer A is running Ubuntu 15.10 and computer B is running Ubuntu 16.04. There is a Brother MFC-8860DN multi function center device connected to the ...
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Scan from scanner and directly print to another printer (2 devices)

I have a Canon PIXMA MFP that can duplex scan a stack with its document feeder. I have a separate Brother Duplex Laserprinter. The Canon is over WiFi and can scan easily with the Simple Scan ...
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Installing Canon LIDE120 un Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the device using the hints in Running Canon 120 LiDE scanner on Ubuntu 14.04 Running sudo sane-find-scanner -v -v results in found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], ...
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how to run the scanner in brother dcp-9015cdwe?

I tried to get the scanner working with the drivers brother supports but it does not. Installation of the drivers was no problem. The printer runs without any problem. The dcp-9015 is connected by ...
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Scanner for 16.04 [closed]

I'm interested in a good scanner which should work good in Ubuntu 16.04 with a graphic program. Bestseller on amazon is canon lide 220, but there seems to be some problems with the driver. Can you ...
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Scanner / printer firewall

My firewall is blocking the scanner from working but the printer works fine. Obviously when i turn off the firewall they both work. I can't figure out how to configure the firewall to allow the ...
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How do I install Epson scanner v330 in 16.04

I downloaded the drivers from Epson and followed the simple instructions. I'm no expert so I don't know what the terminal output is telling me (see below). page1 page2
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Need help with ScanSnap S1500 Ubuntu 16.04

Building a clean install of 16.04. I am having problems getting my Fijitsu ScanSnap S1500 recognized. In SimpleScan, I get a Failed to scan Unable to connect to scanner error. Though if I click on ...
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How do I remove a scanner?

I have an HP all-in-one unit with scanner, connected via the network. It has moved around IP addresses in the past due to our DHCP server not giving consistent addresses across resets. (The latter ...
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How to work out HP Scanjet 200 on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am a newbie in scanner configuration. I try to work out HP Scanjet 200 on Ubuntu 16.04. When give command in simple-scan I got error as: [bjnp] create_broadcast_socket: ERROR - bind socket to local ...
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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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VMware linux vm unable to scan a virtual disk

I have attached a disk to linux vm on VMware hypervisor of disk size 8GB and remove the disk,again i have attache a disk to same linux vm of disk size 4GB and if we do the fdisk -l the disk size shown ...
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ESP 5250 scanner problem

I have the following: HP computer with Ubuntu 16.04 installed, ESP 5250 AIO on a USB port. The printer part of the ESP 5250 works but the scanner does not work. I have not used the scanner since I got ...
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Brother printer does not work after installation

I have problems with the installation of a Brother Printer Model DCP-375CW. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I downloaded the drivers for linux from the brother website, dcp375cwcupswrapper-...
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How to make Brother DCP540CN scanner function in 16.04 LTS

I've been using Ubuntu for a few years and I'm very happy with it. Two days ago I wiped my hard drive and installed 16.04 LTS (64 bit). I was using 14.04 LTS prior to this. since doing this I've been ...
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Kodak ESP C310 scanner on Ubuntu 12.04 usb

I've read the posts here with no help. Has anybody gotten the Kodak ESP C310 scanner working on Ubuntu 12.04? I've tried the sane backends with still no luck. Any help would be appreciated.
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I have only one scanner installed. But Ubuntu shows two

I have only an HP Deskjet 2540 installed in Ubuntu 16.04. But in scanner, it shows two devices For example, when I start Xsane it shows two available devices. The device is connected via wifi only. ...
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Hp scanner not work but printer work after install 16.04

in Ubuntu-gnome 16.04 hplip software not find all-in-one printer (127fn) . gnome can find printer and work fine but scanner not work(usb and network)! the output of hplip-setup command: HP Linux ...
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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 Pixma MG2500 scanner local network does not work

I bought this printer: http://www.canon.it/printers/inkjet/pixma/pixma_mg2550/ I had attached it to my ubuntu server, I had configured this printer with cups and it works perfectly, but I have some ...
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Trying to use Epson XP-420 printer as a scanner

I have an Epson XP-420 all-in-one printer. The printer works OK. However, I cannot get the scanner working. I installed the linux driver and had the Image Scan for Epson application showing up. But, ...