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simple scan takes forever to come up

I think it might be after the upgrade to 13.10 but simple scan is taking forever to respond. I looked with System Monitor and it is wait_on_page or wait_on_buffer or a few other things. When I try to ...
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Epson Scanner sx218 - Works Intermittently

My Epson SX218 does not seem to be reliably recognised. I have installed the correct drivers from the Epson website. I have edited the /etc/sane.d/dll.conf file to contain the uncommented line - ...
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**Child Process Error**

I am on Ubuntu 13.10 and scanning with XSane 0.998 and Kodak ESP 3200 Series AIO:002 and when I try to send a fax I get the error Child Process Error Failed to execute fax command:send fax:No such ...
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how to install a .dmg controller in ubuntu?

I've heard that it is possible to use Mac installers on Ubuntu. Is that true? if it is, I've got the controller as a .dmg file. How can i install this controller on ubuntu? Some context: I have a ...
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driver for Canon scanner 8400F

I am looking for driver CanoScan series 8000 more specific 8400F. Can a driver for OSx be used in Ubuntu. The scanner is in the USB list but can not be used. Scanning programs gives the message no ...
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Printer/scanner install

I have an HP PSC 2175 all in one printer, scanner and copier. When I tried to install it on my computer with my new Ubuntu OS all that installed was the printer. All I did was plug in the cable from ...
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Scan problem -Fujitu Scansnap S1300i

I'm trying to install a Scansnap s1300i scanner on ubuntu 13.10. It is still not working. My question: With a sudo scanimage -L command, I receive the response : device ...
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Canon MP600 USB-connected Scanner is not recognized by sane-find-scanner

I have a Canon Pixma MP600, which is supported by xsane with pixma backend. I have Xubuntu 12.04, this is the result of sudo sane-find-scanner -v command: searching for USB scanners: checking ...
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How to get the scanner working on HP CM1312 MFP and Ubuntu 13.10

I searched the AskUbuntu and got to two questions about the same issue, which I could not answer because I don't have enough karma :(. So I am posting the solution here. After clean install, and ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Printer Brother DCP j140w not work

Printer Brother DCP j140w installed without a problem, but it does not work. Why? What is the problem? Interestingly, the scanner is working. What's going on?
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Epson Stylus SX235W with Ubuntu 12.04 - Scanner not recognised

I'm setting up a new computer running Ubuntu 12.04 and am having trouble getting the scanner on my Epson Stylus SX235W All-in-one to be recognised. I would like to be able to use the 'Image Scan! For ...
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Set up the Fingerprint Scanner on a Dell V131 (138a:0011)?

I have installed the Fingerprint GUI, however my fingerprint device (138a:0011) does not appear in the list of supported readers. What should I do? Specs: Dell Vostro V131 with Ubuntu 13.04 (64 ...
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How to solve Scanner Permissions issues

My computer previously ran Ubuntu 10.4. After upgrading to 13.4, my Epson scanner no longer can be found by the system. Following documentation, I find the following: $ sane-find-scanner # ...
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open NEF file created from a coolscan scanner

Is there a way on linux to open a raw .NEF file created from a coolscan scanner? I'm not talking about .NEF files created from a digital Nikon camera but from a Nikon scanner. I've tried with ...
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Simple scan and ia32-libs not working

In XU13.10AMD64 simple-scan does not work. It used to work in other versions. Fragmentation error shows if program is run in terminal. The other think, stopping other software from working is ...
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Fujitsu S1300i advances document but doesn't scan

I'm using a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. sudo sane-find-scanner (using sudo as a temporary workaround to minimise any permissions problems) returns: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5 [FUJITSU], ...
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Retrieving proprietary drivers removed from the software centre

Ubuntu was not recognizing my canon mg6360 as a scanner. I started to uninstall and re-install the drivers scangearmp-source-2.00-1 and scangearmp-mg6300series-2.00-1-deb using the software centre. ...
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Canon MP280 scanner not working

I have a Canon mp280 all-in-one. I have tried many things to get the scanner to work but everything failed. When I run sane - find - scanner ubuntu replies: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], ...
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Cannot install Canon Pixma MP630 driver for SCANNER

I am really disappointed. I was able to download from CANON webpage the PIXMA MP630 LINUX drivers as DEB packages. Content is Printer drivers and Scanner. actually the Ubuntu 13.04 I have did ...
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Simple Scan HP Deskjet connection

How can I use scan with HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 3516 by wireless on Ubuntu 12.04
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Can't find scanner [duplicate]

HP Photosmart C5250 works fine as printer. How do I get Simple Scan &/or Scanlite to find the HP C5250 scanner? Both Applications report "Sorry no devices found". All-in-One printer scanner is on ...
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Can't use canon mx435 scanner with Ubuntu 13.04

I installed the driver for the Canon printer, and it works OK with Ubuntu 13.04 but I can't use the scanner that comes with the printer. Any help?
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Where can I find Epson Perfection V500 scanner drivers

Epson discontinued support of Linux drivers for the Perfection V500 Photo scanner at the end of 2012. I have reviewed the older answers (2012) for this question and have the list of needed drivers for ...
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How to install libltdl3 to make iscan work?

I changed my printer from an Epson sx110 to an xp-205. The scanner never worked. Under Windows it works perfectly, but I want to make it run under Linux because I use Linux more than Windows. Is ...
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Envy 4500 printer not scanning

I have an HP ENVY 4500 e-all-in-one printer. It installed & prints successfully. But the printer function does not work. Simple Scan says no scanner detected. I ran command sudo sane-find-scanner ...
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UFW stops scanner being detected

My Ubuntu 12.04 64bit machine is networked by wired LAN to a network which has a wireless Samsung SCX-4729FW printer/scanner. When UFW is enabled, the scanner is not detected. when UFW is disabled, ...
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xsane exits with “Invalid argument” while scanning with Brother DCP-J725DW, what does it mean?

Brother DCP-J725DW scan is not functioning in Ubuntu 13.04. xsane error: Failed to open device 'brother4:bus1;dev2': Invalid argument.
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Scanner works with xsane, but not with scanimage [closed]

I have the following problem with my HP LJ M1217 MFP device. Printing works OK, but with scanning I have a small(?) problem. When scanning with ADF, it works good (only I have to specify -y 296, ...
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Canon Pixma MG 5150 scanning using buttons

I managed to get both the printer and the scanner (with scangearmp) working on my 12.04 by installing the packages from Canon website (gutenprint wouldn't work properly and xsane doesn't support this ...
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How to Get the Canon 8400F Scanner to Function with Ubuntu 13.04 (64bit)

I have been unable to find advice on how to get the Canon 8400F Scanner to function with the 64 bit version of Ubuntu 13.04. The scanner works with Window 7 (64 bit). Which would mean that the ...
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ata package installation for epson scanner

I'm not able to install data package for EPSON L210 scanner come printer. The printer is working fine but the scanner is neither detected nor responding.
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Are parallel scanners supported?

Are parallel scanners supported? I've got an Epson action scanner that I've used under Windows as a back up in case my sub died... well, it did. Tried to use the parallel, and it wasn't even ...
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How can I get a Canon CanoScan 4400F Scanner working in Ubuntu?

I was looking at a Canon CanoScan 4400F Scanner, however Canon does not appear to offer a driver for Linux Is there any other way to get this device to work on Ubuntu?
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Brother MFC-5490CN used as network scanner is REALLY slow

I got my Brother MFC to work as network printer/scanner, it was relatively simple. I used the Debian packages from brother.com and added the scanner using brsaneconfig2 and I currently run Ubuntu ...
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Install a Canon Canoscan Lide 110

How do I install a Canon Canoscan Lide 110? I gather from previous postings that it's possible but it's not clear to me what to do. I need step by step instructions please. Thanks.
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Kyocera FS-1020MFP printer doesn't work

I have KYOCERA FS-1020MFP device (it is 3-in-1 scanner, copier, printer) and I am using Ubuntu 13.04 (64 bit). The installation through settings by adding printer finds the manufacturer of the device, ...
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how to install hp scanjet 200 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Unable to scan with hp scan-jet 200. When i type lsusb command in terminal it shows the scanner details. I opened the simple scan which displays no scanners found, and x sane image scanners also ...
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epson stylus cx5600 on xubuntu 12.04

I'm a newbie and was trying to make my scanner cx5600 work. I followed this tutorial How do I get an Epson Stylus DX4450 - All-In-One Printer/Scanner working? The system recognizes the scanner using ...
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Brother DCP-7030 with 12.04 - weird error

I have a DCP-7030 that I need to work on a brand-new 12.04 install (running the fallback gnome). I followed the instructions here and then had to go into the cups manager, because the printer was ...
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After upgrade to 12.04 from 10.04, epson 545 scanner not detected

Yet another 12.04 upgrade mess. Epson workforce 545 which works wonderfully on 10.04 is not detected and nothing in the new gui that replaced synaptic gives any clue. None of the dreiver downloads ...
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How can I use a WS-Scan device with ubuntu OS and variants?

Although I'm fairly sure this is not network scanner/printer specific, I'm attempting to use this with an OKI MC342dn. It also has a "network TWAIN" option (among many others) but WSD-scan seems to ...
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Can scan with simple scanner in Epson Stylus 525WD

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I need my epson to scan something. I can't, however, find a way to make it work. Using the "simple scan" app, it says "cannot connect to device", as if no scan was connected ...
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Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner

I installed the driver for this scanner iscan-data_1.13.0-1all.deb as well iscan_2.28.1-3.ltdl7_i386.deb but the scanner does not work. Can anybody help me?
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Scanner wifi connectivity lost after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04

Like many other posters here this seems to be a bug. I too have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, and my Canon MP980 All-in-one Printer worked perfectly prior to the upgrade. Now I get a no ...
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Lexmark All in one drivers

This time I guess will not go back to Windows. Is there anyway to make myself a driver for my Lexmark 2300 ALL-IN-ONE, cause its the only thing i couldnt get fixed. Or maybe someone could help me on ...
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USB Barcode scanner (CR1400) input the scanned string very slow

As the title say, we use a USB barcode scanner (CR1400, used in USB Keyboard Mode) in Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 for data input. It scans the encoded string correctly, however when the scanned string enter ...
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scanner of Samsung SCX-4200 does not work on ubuntu 12.10

I have a Samsung SCX-4200 multifunction printer/scanner which works fine under Windows 8. The printer works fine under Ubuntu 12.10, but the scanner doesn't work. "sudo sane-find-scanner" find ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 cannot connect to scanner

Upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. Scanner HP CM1312 MFP worked flawlessly, untill upgrade. After upgrade ´unable to connect to scanner´, both in ´Simple Scan´ and ´Gscan2pdf´. Could this bug be ...
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Installing Epson printer/ scanner

How can I install my Epson ME Office 535 All-in-one printer/scanner in Ubuntu 13.04? .
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Unable to scan documents using EPSON L210

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04 (64 Bit) on my Desktop. I have two printers (EPSON Deskjet F4400 and EPSON L210) with built in scanner feature. EPSON Deskjet F4400 works fine scanning documents ...