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How to satisfy the dependency xsltproc, in order to install drivers for epson L 210 scanner

I've spent a lot of time trying to make work my multi-function epson L 210. I can print, but I can't scan, not with Xsane, nor gscan2pdf, nor simple scan, etc. I've tryied to install iscan-data (in ...
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Epson L210 printer is non recognised

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and have already downloaded and installed the driver for my Epson L210, but the printer is not recognised. When printing any document, the L210 does not appear in the printer list. ...
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Fingerprint reader malfunction HP dv7

I have an HP Pavilion dv7 with a Validity VFS301 Fingerprint reader. I have tried multiple fingerprint reading software, including Fprint, but all of them give the same problem: It registers that ...
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Multifeeder use triggers IO error in x/sane when using a Epson 4530 All in One

I have nearly converted my office space to an Ubuntu 12.04 system, using Libre Office, Chromium, and mostly all is well. The one problem is my Epson 4530 all in one scanner/printer. The printer ...
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Epson V33 Perfection not working with 14.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. My Epson V33 Perfection worked under 12.04, but not any more. xsane find scanner: "Failed to start scanner: Invalid argument". How do I fix this? ...
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Install Canon scanner

I cannot install my Canon Canoscan LiDE 70 flatbed scanner on my Dell Dimension 3000 computer on which I replaced Windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04.4. The installation disk does not operate. It this ...
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Accessing scanners attached to thin clients

I have been using LTSP in one distribution or another for the last 10 years. We currently have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS LTSP deployed at several sites and have begun the process of migrating them to Ubuntu ...
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Samsung scanner scx 3205w doesn`t work on ubuntu 14.04

I have a multifunction device printer\scanner Samsung scx 3205w. The printer works normally, but the scanner cannot be recognized or found through the USB. I`m new on ubuntu but my last laptop was HP ...
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Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use the scan function

I'm using brscan4 and can ping it using brsaneconfig4 and it finds it but i cannot scan from the computer using either simple scan or xsane image scanning. Both programs don't show the scanner as ...
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gscan2pdf does not let me choose 150 resolution

I got a Workforce-3520 printer scanner with ADF scan. Drivers seem to work and I can scan my documents with gscan2pdf but scanning is pretty slow @300 resolution. Unfortunately I can not choose 150dpi ...
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Downloaded drivers for my Canon scanner but now what?

I have a Canon mp180 printer/scanner and the printer works fine with 12.04 lts. But my scanner is not detected. I followed the instructions on SANE - Installing a scanner that isn't auto-detected ...
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Brother MFC-J470DW scan function “Check Connection”

I have a Brother MFC-J470DW printer that I have connected to a Linux desktop (running Ubuntu 14.04) using a wireless router network. The printer works fine for printing and copying, but now I want ...
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In 14.04 ubuntu should there be in the application menu-system some kind of scanner setting?

I can't get the computer to see a scanner when it boots up. It's a dual boot in XP and Scanner works fine in XP. canoscan 5600F Bios = Phoenix Tech ver. 6.00PG MB = Via Tech Inc. PM800 8237 Intel ...
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Panasonic Scanner Invalid Argument

Hello I've installed Panasonic KX-MB2030TK drivers from manufacturer's website.It worked well when I tested it. But after a couple of days, when I try to scan now it fails with invalid argument error. ...
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Can't scan with xsane, or simple scan from HP Deskjet All-In-One 4625

I found this related question, where the OP is trying to connect to a Printer/Scanner via a network: Xsane: Failed to open device `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_C5100_series?zc=HP5180': Error during ...
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Get scanner working on Epson WF-3540

I got the printer part of the machine working using drivers from the Epson website. For the scanner function, I downloaded and installed iscan-data_1.28.0-2_all.deb and ...
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Ubuntu and HP scanning

Help! just installed Ubuntu to replace XP. Excellent so far, except Ubuntu will not accept the install disc for my HP Deskjet F4580. It has recognised the item and allowed me to print even before I ...
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Problem with Canon MX370 scanner

UPDATE: Fixed by manually updating SANE from 1.0.23 to 1.0.25, which includes full support for the scanner, unlike 1.0.23. I have a problem with a Canon MX370 scanner. When I do sudo ...
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SimpleScan failing with Epson Workforce WF-5320

SimpleScan used to work for me, and now I'm still able to print, but mysteriously I have lost my scanning capability. When I try to scan with SimpleScan, I just get the error "Failed to scan" and "No ...
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How can I get my Epson SX515W to scan wirelessly in Ubuntu 13.04

Managed to set up my Epson SX515 (all-in-one) to print wirelessly relatively easily but when I try to scan Simple Scan tells me that No Scanner Detected. If I connect the printer via a usb cable then ...
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Scanning (2nd scanimage -L finds no device)

so my Ubuntu "problem". When I plug-in my scanner (or turn it on) for the first time, scanimage -L finds the device. When I execute scanimage for the 2nd time, there is no device found anymore. ...
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Kodak Hero 5.1 Scanner Permissions on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Hero 5.1 AIO Printer/Scanner and use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Printer works fine but I can only use scanner in sudo mode. I have added my username by sudo adduser les scanner but still no luck. ...
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Add printers suport in a minimal Xubuntu install

I did a minimal install of Xubuntu on an old notebook. But could not figure out which packages should I install to enable support for printers. What packages should I install to an HP Deskjet F4180 ...
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Install Brother MFC-465CN as a network scanner

After far too much messing around I finally got my Brother MFC-465cn to print. Now I'm trying to get it to scan set as a network scanner. One issue I keep running across when trying to follow ...
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HP Scanjet 4890 does not work properly in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and was setting up the perifrials. All went well and the scanner recognized right away though as a Scanjet 4850C instead of a 4890. I tried simple scan and only got ...
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canoscan 9000f mark II on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the CanoScan 900F Mark II on Ubuntu 14.04. Using the hints from Ubuntu 14.04 setup for Canoscan 9000 Mark II, I am able to detect the scanner and scanimage -L shows the correct ...
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USB 2.0 device (scanner) does not work with xhci_hcd on USB 3.0 system

I'm trying to scan with samsung scx-4200 which is a printer with scanner. When I connect my brother's laptop which has the same version of ubuntu(14.04), it works. I don't know how and why. He did not ...
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How can I share my scanner over the network?

I have a Brother MFC-295CN all-in-one printer/scanner/copier. Is it possible to share the scanner to all of the devices on the network (which include laptops running Windows and Linux)? If so, how?
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Brother DCP-7065DN

I had the scanner working in Ubuntu 12.04, but now when I try to launch xsane, I get a scanner not found error: brsaneconfig4 -q | grep 7065 produces the following output: 144 "DCP-7065DN" 0 ...
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Assigning ehci-pci to an Epson V33 scanner instead of xhci_hcd

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 on two computers. Computer A is a DELL Aptitude E5430 laptop, whereas Computer B is a home-mounted desktop, with an ASUS H87-Plus motherboard. I have been ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 setup for Canoscan 9000 Mark II

How do I get sane to work on Ubuntu 14.04 with a USB 3 connected Canoscan 9000F Mark II scanner lsusb shows the device as a Canon Device 0x04A9/0x190d. I added this device to ...
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How to make a chmod change permanent

I've recently had to install a brother Printer on a PC with Ubuntu 12.04. To make the scanner work, I’ve had to put this line in terminal: sudo chmod o+wr /dev/bus/usb/00*/* I found this in a ...
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How can i install a network scanner to Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a multi-purpose printer (scanner/fax/printer/copier). Samsung M267x 287x. I have added it as a printer in Ubuntu 14.04. How can I add it as a scanner to Ubuntu?
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Cannon MP140 set up

Anyone help me please. I want to install my Canon printer-scanner MP140 with Ubuntu with results so far. I can't print excel, words, pdf documents.
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HP Office Jet 8600 scanner support

I am a newbie to UBUNTU. I recently upgraded an older Windows 7 computer to UBUNTU 14.04, and added a new HP OfficeJet 8600 all-in-one printer. The printer works fine, but the scanner is not ...
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14.04 can't get Epson ME-103 scanner to work

I got a brand new computer and would like to use Ubuntu 64 bit tried 13.10 for a month and got stuck with getting my Epson ME-301 scanner to work. Now 14.04 is released, I gave another try but did ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 USB Issue

I recently rolled out a Dell Latitude D620 with XUbuntu 12.04 installed. The user in question has an HP Deskjet 2512 printer/scanner and a Nikon Coolpix L22, both of which were detected and worked ...
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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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Detecting an HP Scanner (Scanjet 3800)

First of all can I just point out please that I am in no way technically minded so looking for a very simple simon answer (with any necessary checks/steps) if possible please - thank you :-) I have ...
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Failed to start scanner:error during device I/O with xsane

I am new on Ubuntu and I need you help regarding my Epson XP-212 scanner. I have Ubuntu 13.04. When I try to scan something with Xsane over wifi, I have the following error message: Failed to start ...
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iscan doesn't work with Epson WF-3520

I'm trying to use iscan to scan some documents from my printer epson WF-3520. The problem is that if I try to run iscan program I get the following message: Could not send command to scanner. Check ...
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Scanning software

Is there a scanning program which can replace the Epson Smart Panel? I'm about to deinstall Windows XP on my laptop and would like to know if there is an alternative to Epson Smart Panel.
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Canoscan Lide 60 not working in Ubuntu 13.10

After Installing Ubuntu 13.10, my scanner not working, or not detected in xsane, please help me to connect my scanner.
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Canon Lide 90 not supported by linux

I found this site verifying information on this device to better help you ?? http://www.sane-project.org/unsupported/canon-lide-90.html or you can visit ...
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How do I get my Epson Scanner working on Ubuntu 13.10

I have the Epson SX218 with a built-in scanner. The printer works fine but if I want to scan something simple scan says no scanner found. Any ideas what I can do? By the way, how can I check the ink ...
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Epson Perfection 3490 Scanner + 13.10 - no longer supported?

This really is a question for Canonical & anyone who has worked on selecting scanner modules to go in the current kernel. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10, and my scanner, the very old Epson Perfection ...
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Help with Canon CanoScan LiDE scanned PDF Documents

I have just started working with Ubuntu for the last 10 days, with the intention to stop using Windows permanently. So far it has been awesome. I have replaced almost all my Microsoft applications ...
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Mustek BearPaw 2400CU Ubuntu 13.10

I try to install my old Mustek BearPaw 2400CU scanner to my Ubuntu 13.10. I have installed xsane and PS2fw.usb is in folder /usr/share/sane/gt68xx. I edit /etc/sane.d/gt68xx.conf lines with BearPaw ...
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Epson V330Photo Scanner not recognised after installation

I have an Epson V330 Photo, which until now was running on Windows. Now iḿ trying to install the device on my linux laptop but experience some troubles. Well actually no troubles. its just doesnt work ...