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Setting up SANED with sane-test

I'm trying to setup a network service for running saned (running the sane-test backend) on Ubuntu 12.10, running it on a virtualbox. I followed the directions found here and I got to the point where ...
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Wifi connection to scanner not working

I have a Samsung NC10 running Ubuntu 12.04 with wifi connection to a Netgear DG834PN router with wifi connection to an Epson SX515W multi function printer. I also have a desktop machine running 12.04 ...
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Installing Scanner Driver for Brother MFC295CN [duplicate]

I am trying to get the scanner working on my Brother MFC295CN all-in-one, but Brother's website is so confusing that I can't figure it out to save my own life. Is there anyone who has done this ...
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12.04 scanner works fine as super-user but is not recognised as a normal user

I have an all-in-one printer Epson SX130, wich I have just tried to install. I got the printer working with no problem, but I couldn't set the scanner up. I have had another all-in-one printer before ...
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Simple scan not working after upgrading to 12.10 (Xubuntu)

Since upgrading to 12.10 (Xubuntu), Simple Scan is not working anymore. I got scanning working with Xsane, but only if Simple Scan has not run before. Otherwise I have to restart the printer/scanner ...
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Installing Cannon LiDe 25 Scanner

I am new to Ubuntu and after installing 12.04 I cannot get my Cannon LiDE 25 scanner to work, although when I followed the instructions for installing SANE via sudo install, it told me it had ...
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How to set up a Canon MF8000 series (i-SENSYS MF8030) multifunctional on Ubuntu?

We've got a Canon i-SENSYS MF8030 multifunctional (printer + scanner) an our new office, everybody are happy with it using Windows 7 but I want to be able to print from (and scan to if possible) my ...
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Unable to install scanner software for Cannon Scanner

I am getting the following message when I am trying to do a CanonScan 5600F installation and setup from CD-ROM Archive: /media/CANOSCAN/MSETUP4.EXE [/media/CANOSCAN/MSETUP4.EXE] ...
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“Iscan” only runs as root

I've upgraded to ubuntu 12.04, and I now want to run "iscan" (I've updated the packages like I did before). When I run iscan as a regular user, it says: "COuld not send command to scanner". But ...
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12.04 Epson Scanner will not install

I was finally able to connect to avasys.jp and downloaded and installed iscan_2.28.1-3.ltdl7_amd64.deb iscan-data_1.13.0-1_all.deb The programs appeared to install correctly. I then ran ...
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How do I get the scanner on a Canon Pixma MG5300 working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Canon MG, MP and MX series USB printer working? Canon MG5320 not recognized by Simple Scan (prints fine) I have a canon pixma mg5300 series ...
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How can I use a CanoScan N640Pex scanner over a USB/parallel cable?

I have an old CanoScan N640Pex flat bed scanner and a USB-to-parallel port cable through which I can connect it to my PC. Unfortunately neither Simple Scan nor XSane detect the scanner. I'm running ...
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Kodak ESP Aio prints good on Ubuntu 12.04, butnothing finds the scanner. Any ideas, please?

My Kodak ESP 3250 prints great on Ubuntu 12.04, but nothing finds the scanner. Tried xsane and Libre Writer to no avail. Need all the help I can get. Only other printers I have to use are, ugh, ...
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Scanner detected with sane-find-scanner, but not with scanimage -L or sudo scanimage -L

I have a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. I compiled SANE from source. When I run sane-find-scanner, the following output is given: sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the result ...
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How do I make the scanner function of my HP Photosmart d110 work?

I recently switched from windows to ubuntu and my all in one print/copy/scanner can only print now. I want to scan some documents.
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Wacom Graphics table shown but is not installed

On both my previous computer and this new one, "Wacom Graphics Tablet" appeared in my Hardware list. I don't have this, never did. The common (reused) hardware is: - Samsung CLP300 printer - Altec ...
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How do I get my Photo Scanner working?

I am having trouble getting my Epson Perfection V100 Photo scanner to run under Ubuntu 12.04. After I changed my Desktop it seems that I can't install the Epson Scanner. Does anybody has an idea ...
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How make scanner function of Canon MG5250 work? (MG5200 series)

I just bought a Canon MG5250 multifunction printer because I thought that it would work well with Ubuntu, and the printing function is installed using these instructions. But I still need to get the ...
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Epson SX115 All-in-One printer scanner not recognized

I am very new to Ubuntu. I have an Epson SX115 All-in-One Printer. I use the Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I can print in it but how do I make the scanner on the printer work?
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How do I get an Kodak ESP C315 scanner working?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32bit. It's working great, but I can't get my scanner to work. I tried to 'just scan' with simple-scan, but I got the following error: error: no scanner detected, please ...
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Setting up a Network Printer

I have a Canon MP970 printer and I want to setup network printing and scanning on my laptop. I got it set up on my desktop (running Windows 8 Release Preview x64). How do I start?
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Xsane: Failed to open device `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_C5100_series?zc=HP5180': Error during device I/O

Printing from an application works. The hp-toolbox sometimes cannot connect. And Xsane pops the error message as in the title. Connected through the network, I can ping the device, I can print to it. ...
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How do I get an Epson perfection V200 photo scanner working?

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed 12.04 64bit, PC is working great, but I can't get my scanner to work. I tried to 'just scan' with simple-scan, but I got the following error "error: no scanner ...
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After upgrading to 12.04 the scanner from Brother Printer MFC-290C does not work

I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04 from 11.10. The printer works, but the scanner doesn't now. In 11.10 I had to install a special driver from Brother. The printer's model is Brother MFC-290C. The computer is ...
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brother MFC-J435W wireless scanning issue

Thanks for taking the time to read this. I have a brother MFC-J435W and I was able to get the printer set up for wireless printing, but it is not allowing me to scan wirelessly. It gives me the ...
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Simple Scan is missing in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add 'Webcam' Back Under 'Attached Devices' in the session indicator? I was wondering if there is a way to add 'Simple Scan' back under 'Attached ...
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Installation of WiFi Epson SX235W, 4in1 printer / scanner, on Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit?

I got an Epson Stylus SX235W WiFi printer/scanner and ran into some installation problems: I got the printer working on an USB cable. Trying to go wireless, I need the printers IP address, but the ...
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Canon MP495 Scanner not working

Running 12.04, installed and updated latest drivers for MP495 but nothing stil. latest drivers provided here: https://code.launchpad.net/~michael-gruz/+archive/canon-trunk/+packages Followed this ...
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Getting my brother MFC-J825DW working as a network scanner

I've been attempting to set up my new brother multi-function device to work as a printer and scanner using the following steps. It is connected to the network as a LAN device, not directly connected ...
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How to install Brother MFC-9120CN Scaner?

I need to use the scanner on my Brother MFC-9120CN printer, I'm using kubuntu 12.04. please help.
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How to install a Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer

I had my Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer working with Ubuntu 10.*. Now that I have upgraded to 12.04 LTS, the printer is still working but my scanner fails.
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Not able to use scan functionality of Samsung SCX 3200 series MFP [12.04] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Samsung SCX3200 multifunction printer/scanner working? I was able to scan in 11.10 thanks to this thread here- How do I get a Samsung SCX3200 ...
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Finger Print Scanner Driver Lenovo V570?

Well since I recently chucked Windows7 from my laptop, I have been wanting to get my fingerprint scanner to work. I have had very little success in finding any good info on this issue. I am almost ...
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Which Canon flatbed scanners are supported in 12.04?

How do I find out which Canon flatbed scanners are supported in Ubuntu 12.04? Specifically I need to know if the Canon LiDE 110 is supported?
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Use network scanner (from HP multifunction) in Kubuntu?

In Ubuntu and Mint I used xsane to connect to my networked (wired ethernet) HP L7680 multifunction printer/scanner. The default scanning app Skanlite in Kubuntu 12.04 won't find my device. I like ...
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Canon MG5320 not recognized by Simple Scan (prints fine)

Displays 'No scanners detected' 'Please check if connected and power on'
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Epson scanner requires libjpeg version 6 -where & how can I find this?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Release. I installed Epson Image Scan! and apparently there's a known problem that doesn't allow saving scans as jpeg unless a lib is installed. I quote the FAQ: ----- quote ...
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scanner epson sx130 is not recognized

i've got epson sx130 all in one printer. everything was working correctly on ubuntu 10.10. I upgraded to 12.04 recently and system recognize just the printer now. simple scan shows me yellow bar with ...
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Can't recognize my Colorpage hr6 slim scanner

am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I have scanner called "genius colorpage hr6x slim" and when I run simple scan it just can't detected it; I tried "XSANE" but It gave the same answer! When I run "dmesg" It ...
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Scanner not working for Cannon Image Class MF4412

I recently switched from windows vista to ubuntu 11.10. I realized that my printer/Scanner/photocopier was not working.I went on www.canon-asia.com and downloaded the driver for the printer.Now the ...
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Zebrex 3151hs USB Barcode Scanner missing character [closed]

I am using Zebex 3151hs barcode scanner. There is no problem on windows. But I have some problems on Ubuntu 11.10. For example: on barcode: "example2012" after scan: "example201" another example: ...
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Epson 2400 scanner doesn't work

My Epson Perfection 2400 Photo usb-scanner doesn't work in 12.04. The scanner is recognized, but in snapscan.conf, the backend eswf41.bin gave me an error. I have tried to start the scanner with ...
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how to make Samsung CLX-3185 scanner-part work?

I have the Samsung CLX-3185 printer/scanner. The printer-part works fine using 3175 drivers found by (Xubuntu/XFCE) printer setup wizard. However it does not seem to recognize the scanner part. Xsane ...
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Which scanners are available that work with Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit? [closed]

I have Linux Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit installed on my PC, and I am looking for a scanner that will work properly with it. I would prefer an all-in-one machine if possible, and one that is wireless. Which ...
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How to configure (Brother) Laser Scanner

I am not able to configure the scanner of my Brother DCP-7030. After following all the steps mentioned on Brother website Also, I implemented the solution provided in Ubuntu Forums When I try to ...
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Epson Workforce 845 scanner functions?

Just successfully installed an Epson Workforce 845 printer-FAX-scanner. Printer works OK, but there don't seem to be any drivers etc. for the scanner function(s). Any clues?
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install brother mfc7360n scanner

I am looking to install brother MFC 7360.I have installed printer but as scanner concerned it is not working everytime when I try to run xsane it says device not connected, When I try to add ...
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Lexmark Intuition S505 Scanner not detected by Simple Scan

First post here. I've migrated from Windows to Ubuntu 11.10 - yeah! I've managed to get everything working except my scanner. It's a Lexmark Intuition S505 and not listed at all here ...
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How do I get a Canon 8600F Scanner working?

Several years now I have been unable to get my Canon 8600F scanner working in Ubuntu. Does anyone know of a way to make this work? There is another very similar scanner that is fully supported (the ...
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Benq 5000 Scanner Not Working

My scanner is detected but its not working Scanner BENQ 5000 lsusb root@onezero:/home/one# lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 ...