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How to set default file type PNG for Simple Scan?

With Xubuntu 15.10, Simple Scan 3.18.1, the default file type is, even for images, PDF. I would like to set it to PNG, is that possible? There is a related, older question for changing from JPG to ...
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HP-3670 Scanner on Ubuntu 12.04 machine

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I connect my HP-3670 Scanner the mouse stops working. Both mouse and scanner are connected through USB ports. How can I resolve this issue?
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How to install Cannon Scanner MG2970

Hi I am not able to install Cannon Scanner MG2970. I tried to install the drivers from Canon site but not working.
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scanner 4800H48U

I am new to Ubuntu and want to install a scanner 4800H48U It's a Microtek flatbet USB 2.0 sold by Medion (MD90093) and MSN 5003 0446 lsusb give me 05da (microtek) and 3025 (product id) ;so my scanner ...
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simple scan doesn't install drivers

I have a Canon scanner that has never not worked in Linux. I tried scanning today, and got a message I have never seen before shown here: Once the drivers (allegedly HP) fail to load, the scanner ...
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Please advice how to get rid of unmet dependency issue

I faced the problem of installing the software. It was stated something about unmet depedencies with the bitdefender-scanner:i386 package (its antivirus that I was trying to install the day before but ...
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Is there anything I can do to get higher quality scanned images using Plustek Opticbook 3600?

SANE does a good communication job between scanner and PC, however on every quality setting bar one (300dpi) the scanner returns blank images and on 300dpi the image is very faded and with a bluish ...
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Update Manager warning: lost interfaces (for a driver)

Due to a daily update, I lost my Epson scanner facility. I run under 14.04. Updating at about Nov 6, 2005 05:15 (GMT +1) by the ordinary Update Manager, I got the warnings "/org/freedesktop/UDisks2/...
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Upgraded to 14.04 now HP F2480 aio printer works but scanner does not was OK with 12.04

After upgrading to 14.04 HP F2480 aio printer works but scanner does not. It was OK with 12.04. Please be explicit as I am a newbie. TIA
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Setup Canon MFP (mf4500 series) as scanner

I have Canon imageCLASS MF4570dn which is connected via USB. I installed UFR II Printer Driver for Linux Version 3.00 (which is just for printing obviously) and MFP prints fine. But I cannot force ...
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Symbol Bar Code Scanner - not working

I have a strange problem with a barcode scanner I'm trying to test. Let me tell you in advance that I do not know the brand or the model of the device, apart from what the system tells. When I plug ...
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Scanner not Working, in Conjunction with USB Ports not Working - How Diag & Fix?

Epson Perfection 1240U Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit How do I diagnose & fix the problem? See also: USB Ports not Working for "in conjunction with usb ports not working" As with the usb ports not working,...
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Error: “No tagets specified…”

The complete message says: "No tagets specified and no makefile found". I am trying to install the QuietInsane Gimp plugin for my scanner. Following the instructions I started with navigating to ...
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Canon MP560 scanner function [duplicate]

As of the update from 15.04 to 15.10 the scanner function of my MP560 stopped working. Same as some other question (without answer) the device is seen using scanimage -L, but that's it. Any program ...
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Fingerprint reader malfunction in HP DV6

have an HP Pavilion dv6 . I have tried multiple fingerprint reading software, including Fprint, but all of them give the same problem: It registers that there is a fingerprint reader, and when I scan ...
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Network scanner (Canon) stops after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

I have just upgraded Kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 - all very nice. The machine is working well, and I can print to the Canon pixma mx420 with no problems as before, but both Skanlite and xsane return errors....
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Install Brother DCP-7030 Scanner on Ubuntu 14.04

I want my scanner to be working, which it does not. I followed this guide: http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/brother/scanner When I'm trying to open xsane, I get this message: which translates to failed ...
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who to resolve the issue )— Error of the failed to scan error communicating (Samsung scanner )

we issue Ubuntu 12.04 version in desktop and also using Samsung printer 2876nd , In the Samsung printer printing , xcopy ,flatted & ADF both are working but facing the Issue of the scanning ...
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Result after scanning with clamAV

I recently installed Linux on my laptop. To be on the safe side I decided to install clamAV. After first scanning I received: PUA.Http.Exploit.CVE_2015_1692 Is that something I should worry about? ...
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I can't use my HP Deskjet 2050 scanner

I have a HP Deskjet 2050, I installed it's driver and I think it worked ( I doesn't have ink to test), but I just wanted to use it's scanner and I can't find how to do it. There's already another ...
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phpsane detect scanner problem

Hello everyone phpsane try to use to scan from the browser but I get the following error No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged ...
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Scanning with ClamAV returns 10820 errors - Infected Joomla site with Trojan Iframe.MA

My server seems to have been infected with a Trojan. I run a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS When I approach one of the sites on my server my windows eset scanner blocks the link. Throwing a "Trojan Iframe....
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Tell a networked scanner to scan via command line?

I have a network scanner. I would like to tell it to scan, and send my PC the document, and I would like to do this via the command line. what is the simplest option? The scanner, is part of a printer ...
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HP Color LaserJet MFP-M277dw: gap between Ubuntu version and driver version

I run my computer on Ubuntu 14.05 LTS and have recently connected a new HP Color LaserJet MFP-M277dw. The connection is local via USB. At the point of first usage, the system did recognize the device ...
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Visioneer One-Touch 8600 Scanner

I need to install my very old Visioneer 8600 scanner but am reluctant to download the driver from Visioneer directly as I did that for an HP printer and it crashed my system. Does Ubuntu support the ...
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How to scan a document with the scanner scan button

I have a Canon MP250 printer/scanner and I wonder if I can use the [Scan] button of this device to automatically scan a document, page by page. This device has its own software to do this, but it is ...
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HP ScanerJet 5590 ADF - Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to configure a scanner in a clean ubuntu 12.04 install. The scan function works fine with simplescan. BUT when i tell the scanner to scan from the ADF, and doesn't feeds the pages to the ...
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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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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 imap-...
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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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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 ...