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Sharing Multifunction Center over Network?

I have a Brother MFC-J6920DW and courtesy of the official (Brother) software and drivers, I have both printing and scanning working fine over the wireless network (Wi-FI) - that is, Simple Scan, XSane ...
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Epson L355 Printer/scanner, and scanner not found

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After downloading the driver 201207W I now have the printer functioning, but no scanner. From the Epson site I downloaded iscan_2.30.1-1.dsc and ...
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Scanner is listed under lsusb command, but not detected by scanning programs

I connected my Genius Vivid-1200TA image scanner to my laptop USB port running Ubuntu 14.04. lsusb|grep [s,S]canner shows that it is connected and detected by the system: Bus 002 Device 005: ID ...
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How to use my scanner in Ubuntu?

I just connected my Genius Vivid-1200TA scanner to my laptop USB port, now how use it? In windows, there was a software and driver available for the device. The software has many good features to use ...
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Scanner Canon Pixma MX521 gets not recognized

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. When I run the application "Simple Scan", it does not recognize my scanner, but when I installed the printer, it got recognized. I can also print without any problems. There ...
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Neat Scanner Issues

Is there any way to get support for The Neat Scanner? I would like to use it with virtual machine, but Ubuntu does not see the USB Scanner. Please help.
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How to spoof a USB device's Product and Vendor ID?

Background to the problem I have a "Canoscan Lide 120" scanner which is by all accounts a minor upgrade to "Canoscan Lide 110" (Same chipset, same specifications, etc.). The device driver for "Lide ...
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Epson WF-3520 all in one printer scanner over WiFi: printer working, scanner not working

I have the Epson WF-3520 all in one printer / scanner. I have it on WiFi (not connected via USB). I've installed the following drivers for it: epson-inkjet-printer-201212w_1.0.0-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb ...
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Single-sheet compact USB scanner that works with SANE

I am looking for a single-sheet, compact, USB-powered scanner that works well with SANE. The Xerox Travel Scanner 150 is the sort of device I mean: ...
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Installing Epson Stylus SW235SX on Ubuntu

I would need some advise on installing an Epson Stylus SX235W scanner on an Ubuntu 14.04. After realising that my scanner was not seen by my computer, I did the following: I installed the latest ...
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Scanning on Canon PIXMA MP270 does not work with Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 my MP270 no longer scans. Xsane recognises the scanner but does not scan and give a message "Window is not responding". Simple Scan gives a similar result. Printing ...
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What scanner printer can I use for a Ubuntu 12.04 Notebook ASUS PC? [closed]

I have a notebook PC ASUS which has Ubuntu 12.04 in it. I need to find a reliable scanner and printer - I need to scan routinely my work assignments to be paid in my job - and I am NOT a ...
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Simplescan can't find my network scanner

I've recently had to RMA my epson wf-4535 because it had leaking ink. Epson sent back a new wf-4630. I installed all the drivers from their website and printing works fine now. However, simplescan ...
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How can I install the Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw scanner driver?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I have one Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw all in one printer connected wirelessly using the printer driver available from www.usa.canon.com, however this driver only ...
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I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10. And I have downloaded the drivers directly from the Epson site for the above scanner. But when I try to install them I get the ...
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Blue hue/tint in “white” margin of scanned docs or photos. Lubuntu 13.10 ,Epson V200 photo scanner

I've had this scanner sitting around, and I decided to see if I could set it up on my old Compaq Presario V2000, running Lubuntu 13.10. The scanner is an Epson V200 perfection. For the drivers( my ...
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envivo mini diasscanner driver workaround

Hi I have attached my envivo mini diasscanner to a usb port. Lsusb finds it as: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0ac8:3370 Z-Star Microelectronics Corp. Traveler TV 6500 SF Dia-scanner. Have anybody got this ...
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S1300I scanner issues under Ubuntu 14.10 using Sane

In theory this scanner does work under Linux and Ubuntu. I've found this document that I tried to follow. http://luuklangens.nl/blog/howto-fujitsu-scansnap-s1300-s300-ubuntu-linux I install sane, ...
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Problem with CanoScan Lide 20 not working in ubuntu 14.10

I have a few weeks a new desktop PCs with Intel i5 processor with 8.1 installed dual boot windows and ubuntu 14:10 64 bits. My old pc and also in my notebook with ubuntu 14.04 were connected to the ...
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Brother ADS-2000 ADF Duplex Scanning not working

I'm running 12.04. First, here are the instructions I followed to set up the printer. Brother Solutions Center : Brother Driver for Linux Distributions And it was easy, and it works just fine with ...
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Canon ImageCLASS MF 4450 Scanner Driver Ubuntu 13.10

I have downloaded and installed Canon Printer driver for Linux through Canon website and my printer starts functioning. However, the scanner didnt. I tried with the application Xsane and smiple scan. ...
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How can I get my All.in.one Canon MG2520 scanner to work?

I have a Canon MG2520 All in one printer/scanner. The printer is working fine. But I can not use the scanner. What can I do? Running XUbuntu 14.04 LTS. I am getting an error message that seems to ...
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Namp map only found three open ports in my computer?

I am a beginner in linux. I tried to scan the open port of my computer but I found that only three ports are opened which is port 80, 53 and 65535. Then, I tried to scan my android mobile phone. It ...
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How does hp-setup work when adding a scanner?

We buy brand new printer from HP: HP_LaserJet_400_MFP_M425dn Earlier we used saned and sane network driver, configured via /etc/sane.d/net.conf for scan over network with connected by usb old hp ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - scanimage - invalid argument

It seems my Brother MFC-9120-CN is not detected whenever I want to scan an image. The printer works fine, however. The device is directly connected in my local network. ➜ ~ scanimage -L device ...
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How to set scanner margins

Good day everyone. My scanner starts scanning a few millimetres after the page begins, so I have to put a physical separator for the scanned page to stay away from the scanner borders. There is a ...
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How to make a Desktop Launcher with Sudo for a Scanner

I have installed ubuntu on a laptop for my mum. Before she had windows and could scan things. Now I did install the scanner software for a Brother DCP-195C. However to Scan I have to start the ...
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SCX-4521F scanner is not working ubuntu 14.04 amd64

I installed the Samsung Unified Driver for the scx 4521F and printing works. Neither program can find a scanner though: sane-find-scanner, SimpleScan and Xsane all reporting "no scanner found" Also ...
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brother mfc 7360n scaner and ubuntu 14.04

so i run ubuntu 14.04 i386 on a new box. and my old printer/scaner that used to work isnt fully working now. printer is working fine. scaner isnt working. even after going over many documentry and ...
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Can't detect my Canon Scanner Lide120

I bought a canon scanner lide 120, simple scan can detect this scanner. kindly help me regarding this problem. I'am currently using ubuntu 14.04. Thanks and regards.
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Brother MFC-L2700DW Scanning

I've installed the Brother drivers (deb files) but simple scan doesn't show the scanner and I can't seem to import a scan into any other application. I don't see it listed under System Settings ...
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How and which Driver to use/install for ubuntu 14.04 with Epson Stylus Office BX630 FW All in One Wifi? PC: Dell 17R

I am new to Linux / ubuntu and am not that familiar with using the Terminal. I thought that I installed the necessary packages from Epson's site, but it is not finding the Scanner. Not with the cable ...
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XSane image scanning program not recognizing scanner

I have a HP Scanjet 5550c. It was chosen for its complete sane support. Also, running this I get: ~$ sane-find-scanner # sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the # ...
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Read out USB-Device with evtest [closed]

we have an ubuntu server running in our network. At this server we have connected an usb barcodescanner, which is read out via evtest and cut. So now we have the problem, that the scanner data is only ...
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Scan app for Samsung SCX-4100

Trying to get a scanner app or program or anything for my Samsung SCX-4100 to scan onto Ubuntu 14.10. Have tried 6 of the scanner programs, but they cannot see the scanner. It works OK with Windows! ...
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fingerprint reader Validity sensor ASUS

I tried to get a working fingerprint reader on my laptop ASUS PRO B400VC-W3022X. I've already managed installing/configuring frpintd following this article but It did not work for me, still showing: ...
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Hplip network printer setup cannot find printer (HP Officejet Pro 8620)

I have a HP Officejet Pro 8620 printer and I am trying to setup network scan with it but the hp-setup tool claims it cannot find the printer. However the printer is connected to the network and I can ...
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network scanner installation

I have Canon IR 2200 network multi functional device (MFD). I have installed printer but not able to scan. canon provide network scangear utility for windows. I have also installed this utility with ...
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Firewall and virus software for Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I've only used a window operating systems in my life. I just began using Ubuntu 14.10 about a week ago after my old Windows OS was corrupted. Using Ubuntu 14.10, how does change the firewall ...
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Scanner in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Canon Multifunction printer MP235 and when I have Ubuntu 12.04 its print and scan ok. After upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit ,it print ok but scaning with simple scan say "not find any scaning ...
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Scanner driver/software for Canon imageclass mf4820d multifunction laser printer on ubuntu 14.04

I am using Canon imageclass mf4820d multifunction laser printer. I wan to install printer and scanner driver and software for this printer on ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to print and in ubuntu. Can ...
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Canon imageCLASS MF4890dw ubuntu 14.04

I have a Canon imageCLASS 4890dw laser printer/scanner/copier/fax. I am running ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded and installed the x64 UFRII v290 drivers. CUPS recognized my device, and the installation of ...
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Running a Epson Scanner Perfection 3170 in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the same problem I had for Ubuntu 11.04: Running a epson Scanner perfection 3170 but I cannot apply it for Ubuntu 14.04. I installed both iscan_2.10.0-2_i386.deb & ...
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Epson perfection scanner 2580 Photo does not work with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The Epson scanner did not work with Ubuntu 12.04 so I upgraded to 14.04 but it's the same,it does not work! I read something about installing it via the back-end... Does any one know how exactly?
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CanoScan Lide 120 on Ubuntu 14.04

Just bought a 'Canoscan Lide 120' scanner that I plan to use on a windoze 7 laptop. In Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit it is detected by 'sane-find-scanner' but with 'Simple Scan' I just get: "No scanners ...
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Visioneer One Touch 5300 driver

I've been trying to get a Visioneer One touch 5300 to work on xubuntu 14.04 LTS, this is the parallel version of this product, using an adpater for USB, I can't seem to find it.. Whenevr I use lsusb ...
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canon ir 2200 network scanner

In our organization we are planning to change all desktops to Ubuntu, but we unable to install network scangear (which is used to scan from network) which is essential for our QA department. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 14.10 Simple Scan + Epson XP-610 printer / scanner loses its mind

Our Epson XP-610 printer / scanner "loses its mind" when trying to scan with Simple Scan at 600, 1200 or 2400 DPI. By "loses its mind" I mean that all the lights on the printer's front panel start ...
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Scangear for Canon mg3550 [duplicate]

I use Xubuntu 14.04. I have a Canon mg3550 all-in-one printer. Printer works OK. Scanner not under Xubuntu! I downloaded Scangearmg3500 for linux. I installed the " common" file first and then the ...
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Brother DCP-195C scanner suddenly not recognized anymore

somewhen in the last few weeks, an updates seems to have made my Brother DCP-195C unusable under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. USB-Connection is given and the printer does work, but the scanner programs either do ...