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How to install 'Doxie go' scanner in Ubuntu 12.04?

There is no Linux version driver for Doxie go scanner by Manufacturer. Whether driver is available by other developers for Ubuntu 12.04? Simple scan didn't recognize the scanner. Works well with ...
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Getting a Samsung SCX-4100 to scan on 14.04

I followed the helpful advice on Q554686 [& checked my keying twice] but all I end up with is: "root@root-desktop:~$ scanimage -L No scanners were identified. If you were expecting ...
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Running Canon 120 LiDE scanner on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 virtually. I know that the Canon 120 LiDE cannot run on Ubuntu, but would I be able to run it through Windows 7 virtually?
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why is “saned” disabled on boot Ubuntu 14.04?

My question is the same as why is "saned" disabled on boot Ubuntu 12.04? I am trying to get an old Samsung SCX-4100 to scan to LibreOffice on 14.04. I am a novice; the solution in the ...
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Packages needed for HP Scanner/Printer - unable to install libgnutls-dev and others

I am trying to fix my HP Officejet 4215v printer scanning functions. Everything works but the scanner (no scan software detected when I try to scan an object). I used the hplip link below and was ...
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Color calibrate printer/ink/paper using the integrated scanner (without requiring a colorimeter/photometer device)

Ubuntu 15.04 has successfully recognized my All-In-One printer+scanner Canon PIXMA MG3550 as a Canon MG3500 series. Scanning and black-and-white printing are correct :-) But color printing does not ...
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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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Brother DCP-7070 does not scan

I have a problem with scanning on my Brother DCP-7070DWR, Ubuntu 14.04 via GUI software like xsane or simplescan My printer connected via wifi. I have succesfully install printer and scanner ...
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How can I install multifunction printer-scaner Samsung SCX-3405 on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I use such printer on my lab top. It can only print but it cannot scan. I want to know how can I install this device driver. Thank you.
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How can I link my Canon MG5650 scanner to Ubuntu?

I have a multi-purpose printer (scanner/printer/copier) Canon MG5650. I can now print wirelessly, how can I add it as a scanner to Ubuntu?
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Scanner problem - Espon Stylus NX420 All-In-One

I have an Epsom NX420 all-in-one printer. The printer was just plug & play and works fine as a wireless network printer....but I cannot get the scanner to work. It seems that this printer is not ...
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Barcode scanner Honeywell ms5145 only outputting to terminal

I have this barcode scanner. When I read any barcode (ean-13) it prints this number 056053057052048048051056052053054052050070010. The number is printed only in the terminal. In a text editor or web ...
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hardware - EPSON L365 Scanner

I've managed to install some packages provided by Seiko Epson and have my printer work normally. However, I can't get the scanner to work. It's a EPSON L365 Multifunction printer/scanner/photocopier. ...
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Installing EPSON GT-S80 Workforce scanner & printer drivers

I'm not Ubuntu/Linux saavy at all.. can someone please give me specific well-articulated instructions on how to download and install the drivers for the abovementioned scanner/printer/fax unit?
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How do I install proprietary drivers for my Brother all-in-one printer/scanner/fax?

Guides on how to install drivers for a Brother all-in-one network printer are either for older devices or are rather complicated as they often involve editing or copying system files in my root ...
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Canon CanoScan LiDE 25 Ubuntu 14.04 lts Failed to Scan

I am attempting to get any scanner to work on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I'm currently attempting to run a Canon CanoScan LiDE 25. I have tried both XSane and Simple Scan. I've tried running from Terminal with ...
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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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Install Canon MX472 scanner on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm trying to install my multifunction printer on Ubuntu. The printer is ok. But can't make Ubuntu recognize the scanner. I tried with xsane, but doesn't detect any devices It's a wireless ...
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Canon MB2320: Scangear works, but simplescan and xsane don't find scanner

The title pretty much says it all. Picked the Canon MB2320 largely because it came with Linux drivers, and I have to say that installing it was a snap. So was installing the Canon scanner utility ...
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How do I improve the scanning experience in Libre Office?

Usually when scanning documents from my Brother scanner I use Libre Office as a front-end mainly for being able to then save the document as PDF, add my own text, or print it out. The procedures ...
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Epson XP-202 driver for Ubuntu 15.04

I did install Ubuntu 15.04 today...my printer Epson XP-202 is not working! Am looking for the driver...Does anyone know where I can find it?
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Epson Perfection V19 scanner unrecognized

I have an Epson perfection v19 scanner. I have iscan-data, iscan, and sane installed. When I run iscan, it says: check the printer status Xsane also does not recognize it. How do I scan?
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printer, scanner and xerox canon pixma mg2450

I have a printer with multiple functions: scanner, printer and xerox. I can not scan with ubuntu, the scanner can not be found. I had the same problem on Linux Mint. Hope I'll get an answer. Best ...
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How can I install Panasonic Kx-MB 1900 SX All-in-one scanner 64 bit

How can i install Panasonic KX-MB 1900SX scanner in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits in my HP laptop and also desktop either terminal or from software centre. by RaveendraNath
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Install HP 5740 office-jet all-in-one on ubuntu 15.04

I updated from ubuntu 14 to 15.04 so HPLIP 3.15.2 is installed and in theory the HP printer officejet 5740 e-all-in-one should be supported. Yet the HPLIP does not recognize the printer from the USB ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 (and Mint 17.1) will not detect Canon scanner MP237 (MP230 series)

I just purchased a new multi-function Canon unit ... MP237; copier, printer and scanner. I have Simple Scan and XSane; along with Gimp, installed. I can print and copy (as far as I know) just fine. ...
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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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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 ...