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Scanning from a Brother MFC-240 C to PC

I used this printer many times to scan something to my computer and it worked perfectly in the past. Now my computer does not recognize the printer. Any thoughts?
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sane not finding HP Scanjet G3110

I'm trying to install an HP Scanjet G3110 that I was given onto my printer server that is running Ubuntu 14.04.3. I've installed sane and the hp3900 backend that is listed as giving basic support for ...
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HP OfficeJet 4500 and Ubuntu Server

I have connected an HP OfficeJet 4500 to a PC with Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 through USB connection. I would share it over my network and, by installing and configuring CUPS, the printer is fully ...
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xsane does not scan full page in lineart mode

I am running xsane 0.998 on ubuntu 15.04 with an HP Photosmart 7520 all-in-one printer. I have been scanning documents in lineart mode regularly for a long time without any problems but suddenly xsane ...
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Are there block-level root kit scanners?

Let's assume I have a drive image of a machine that may or may not have been compromised. I'd like to scan this drive image from another machine that is trusted. The "most obvious" way to do this ...
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Xerox phaser 3200MFP printing problem

My mother uses the printer for her job and I have recently changed her desktop computer to Ubuntu 14.04. The scanner works just fine, but I can't seem to make it print normally, it just prints garbage ...
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Looking for recommendation for a low end flatbed scanner supported by SANE

About to give up on attempts to make a Canoscan LIDE120 work as it is not SANE compatible. Going the other way, do people have experience with a low end (sub-$100) scanner mainly used for color ...
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Duplex (double sided) scanning is not available on HP LazerJet PRO 400 MFP M425dn

I have HP LazerJet PRO 400 MFP M425dn on Ubuntu 14.04. I can print fine, even duplex. I can scan but not duplex. Any solution for duplex scanning please?
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USB 2.0 Fujitsu fi-6130 scanner on USB 3.0 port doesn't work

I downgraded the USB 3.0 port to USB 2.0 in the BIOS (as mentioned in post USB 2.0 device (scanner) does not work with xhci_hcd on USB 3.0 system), than SimpleScan works! I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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scanimage: error while loading shared libraries: libgphoto2.so.2 after upgrade to 14.04

I recently upgraded my box from Ubuntu 10.04 to 14.04 and was able to resolve most of the issues. But one major problem remains with a number of shared libraries for which I could not find a solution. ...
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Nmap Error when using the “–script” arg

i just installed the nmap network scanner, and when i try to use it whith the "-script" parameter, it doesn't work: example: soufiane@soufiane-cvc:/usr/local$ nmap -p143,993 -Pn –script ...
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Simple Scan not recognizing Canon LiDE 25

I do sane-find-scanner and get: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x2220 [CanoScan]) at libusb:002:002 # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by ...
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Epson WF-2520 Printer on Network (Ethernet-Connected)— iScan

This specific printer does print normally both in elemntary OS and Lubuntu. But the Image Scan! for Linux does not work iScan:Could not send command to scanner. Check the scanner's status. I am new ...
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Brother DCP T300 is not responding on Windows after installing its driver on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Windows 8.1 64 bits on a hard-drive and Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 64 bits on another. I have initially installed my Brother DCP-T300 on Windows. After that, I installed the drivers on Ubuntu (the ...
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LTSP Thin Clients can't see usb flash drives and other devices

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit as an LTSP server and I have several 32bit thin clients attached to it. They have USB keyboards and mice and they work fine, but they don't recognize USB drives, scanners and ...
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Brother MFC 9700 brscan and mfc9700lpr dpkg returned an error code (1) 14.04

I have an Brother MFC9700 and I want to make it scan in ubuntu 14.04. I am able to print to this device (with MFC 9600 driver) but cannot scan. I downloaded and installed the drives below from ...
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Epson scanner no longer recognised

I have Lubuntu 15.04 on Dell E6410, Epson printer xp-310 all in one series. The printer is working fine after finding downloading the drivers. I was using the scanner by opening simple scan, but ...
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How to find port of a network scanner for UFW

Samsung multi-functional device SXC 3205w works perfectly with my Ubuntu 12.04 and I can scan and print over network, but only when firewall is disabled. How can I find out which port to enable in ...
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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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How can I turn photos of paper documents into a scanned document?

My scanner has broken! I do have a good camera though so I've taken a few photos of the documents I want to scan... However they look like photos of paper, not scanned documents: Images aren't flat ...
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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 [duplicate]

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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Xsane : black and white ICC lack or error

I made a ICC color profile for my scanner I can use it in Xsane. But if I want to scan a BW image, Xsane doesn't find a BW ICC profile. If I use the color one as BW, Xsane claims for error because ...
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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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Preventing port scanning

I want to prevent my server from being port scanning from Internet and if port scanning occurs, block source IP address for several minutes. Below my current iptables config: Lilith> iptables ...
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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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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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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 ...