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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 ...
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Help installing canon D530 Drivers

I downloaded the drivers from the Canon support website and followed the instructions in the help file but it is not working and when ran the terminal commands nothing happened and I don’t know what ...
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hp printer scanner re-installation problem

I have Hp all in one deskjet 1050 that time and again do not identifies scanner in ubuntu 12.04. Almost two months ago I re-installed the latest driver from hp website for all in one (printer worked ...
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Can Brother ADS 2000 scanner be used in Ubuntu 12.04?

Brother doesn't list a driver for this scanner. Is there one somewhere else?
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How to get scanner recognized after installing drivers?

I installed ScanGear MP for Linux on 12.04 LTS. Packages installed are: scangearmp-common_1.90-1_amd64.deb and scangearmp-mx890series_1.90-1_amd64.deb. Simple Scan is also installed. Packages aren't ...
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Scanner doesn't scan [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04. HP Scanjet 2400. Simple Scan 3.43 won't work. It just keeps loading forever. I "turned it off and on again (R)" and now it just says it can't connect to the scanner, despite the correct ...
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Is the a way to make hp-scan or scanimage to automatically select de right area to scan?

I'm trying to make an non network scanner to work with linux running via command line and hiding it with php/html. The commands to scan hp-scan and scanimage are working well but they don't ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 Canon Pixma MX320 Sane starts to scan and then fails with Error during device I/O

The scanner works fine when plugged directly into my Xubuntu laptop. Then I had the brilliant idea that it would be nice to have it plugged into the server instead. I have followed this guide to set ...
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Sharp network scanner tool?

Hello i was searching but not found about sharp network scanner tool ? Is there any way my sharp machine scanner work with Ubuntu ??? Thanks !
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Does the Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner or V550 Work with SANE

Before buying either the Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner or the Epson Perfection V550, I would like to confirm from a person who has used either of these scanners under Linux that they work with ...
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I am looking for drivers for my Epson Stylus CX4300 for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I haven't been able to find software drivers for my Epson Stylus CX4300. This is a multi-function device consisting of a printer and scanner. The articles on the forums refer to older versions of ...
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How to UNINSTALL Brother drivers?

How do I fix this? /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libbrscandec2.so.1 is not a symbolic link /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libbrcolm2.so.1 is not a symbolic link More relevantly, how do I uninstall ...
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Scanning 35mm film with Epson 4490 in Ubuntu

I have read the guides on downloading drivers for the Epson 4490 from Epson and Vuescan from Hamrick.com, but am unclear on whether Ubuntu will let me use the film scan utility? Can anyone confirm I ...
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Which OS version, i386-driver scanner + server

I have some of a problem I must have some help with. Here's the thing: I have the responsibility to replace Windows XP with Linux on a HP Compaq DX2300. I will use Ubuntu since it is the flavour of ...
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Epson L350 Intank printer/scanner

I have one of the new Epson Intank series L350 and the printer itself installed fine on Ubuntu, however even with drivers off Epson's support site, namely iscan-data and iscan-*ltd7, I am not able to ...
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Installing Epson Printer but Interrupted by lsb Dependency Error

I am installing the Epson XP-310 driver from this website. When I attempt to install the downloaded .deb file, I get the following error: The Package System is broken ...
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Epson XP 205 how do I install a driver & which one

I am a novice user of Linux, but have successfully replaced Vista on my Gateway laptop(MT 6832b) with Ubuntu 12.04, everything seems to work o.k. ie -wifi to BB router(Tesco-Technicolor-router) E-mail ...
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Use Canon MX510 as scanner

I'm trying to scan from my Canon PIXMA MX515 via the network. What I've tried so far: SimpleScan recognizes Scanner, but says it couldn't establish a connection. xsane tells me Error while opening ...
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Where I can get drivers to install Genius CP-SF600 scaner in ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Genius CP SF600 scanner, very portable and easy to use, used before in windows, but after I got Ubuntu I can not install it....No drivers available...any suggestion?
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sane driver for fuji xeros DocuPrint CM205

Running Ubuntu 13.10 trying to install fuji xerox DocuPrint cm205 scanner. When running sane-find-scanner the scanner is not found, is there a driver to support this?
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Canon Lide 30 with 12.04

I would like to use my old Canon Lide 30 scanner on Ubuntu 12.04. However, neither Simple Scan nor XSane recognise the scanner. nilsholgersson@Plina:~$ sane-find-scanner # sane-find-scanner will now ...
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Is there package I can install for using a webcam as a document scanner?

My scanner recently broke and I'm looking for a way to scan multi-page documents using my web camera. Ideally, I'd like some sort of program that would analyse/average multiple images from the webcam ...
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How to setting up Xerox DocuPrint M205 b on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

Just bought the printer with scanner (copier) capability. Having trouble on setting up the printer/scanner. Tried to setup with Brother HL 2030 ...
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I can print but not scan with my Epson XP-400…what can I do?

I can print with no problems with my Epson XP-400 but not scan - which I need to do often for work - there is no support in Linux for Epson xp-400...is there anything I can do? Thanks!
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Printer scanner driver for Epson Workforce WF-5320

Having trouble with setup here. I have 64-bit Ubuntu Unity 12.10. First I ran sudo apt-get install xsltproc Then I clicked accept on the Epson website here. I downloaded ...
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SANE and xSANE HP5590 ScanJet Upside Down

my problem is this, my HP 5590 scanner scans and does everything well, until you choose Use Duplex ADF, puts me behind the second image upside down.
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Brother WLAN Scanner DCP-7055W not working (“invalid argument”)

I'm having trouble getting the scanner of my Brother DCP-7055W working over WLAN. I've already installed the official drivers from Brother, and the printer itself is working fine. I've set up the ...
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Epson Stylus NX420 - Scanner fails, prints OK

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3. My Epson Stylus NX 420 Printer works OK w/ its driver, but I can't get the Scanner to work. It is connected to my network, and not directly plugged into my computer (I ...
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Installation of epson scanner on ubuntu

how do I install an epson scanner sx200 on ubuntu 12.04 32 bit? I have tried the simple scanner and it does not work
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Invalid argument - Brother scanner not working after upgrade (brscan2 driver)

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy). Scanning via my MFC-420CN had been working in Ubuntu and Linux Mint installs up though Olivia and Oneric. However once I upgraded from these, scanning ...
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HP Printer does not scan any document in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 11.10 for last 2 or 3 days. I like it. Now problem is that, When I installed my printer HP F2180 on ubuntu. It prints very well in ubuntu.but, I cannot scan any type of document ...
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How to get Canoscan LiDe 25 to work with simple scan in Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

After upgrading to 13.10 my scanner stopped working. Simple scan can kind of detect my scanner, but fails to scan. It keeps trying, instead of just telling that "no scanner has been found". I also ...
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Multiple page scan using scanimage

What command to use in the terminal to scan multiple pages? I normally use scanimage > myimage.pnm for 1 page scanning.
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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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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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How to install downloaded Canon ScanGear

I have newly installed Ubuntu 12.04. I have Canon MG6360 printer/scanner. I have successfully installed printer drivers and can print okay. Have downloaded MG6300 series ScanGear MP Ver. 2.00 for ...
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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 ...