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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 Brother'...
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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 device....
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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 ...
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Scanimage works, but Xsane or any other UI does not

I moved from 12.10 to 14.04 and have a Canon Canoscan LiDE 25. It worked fine with Xsane on 12.10. Now I have the strange effect that I can use the scanner with scanimage all the time, but as soon as ...
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Scanner Not Found On Wireless Ubuntu 14.04

I was able to get the printer epson workforce wf-3520 to print wirelessly, but it can not find the scanner. Does anyone know the steps to get Ubuntu 14.04LTS to find the wireless scanner? It only ...
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Opensource-supported scanner

I'm trying to find scanner (A3) which works without any black magic or proprietary software, with drivers in upstream of sane/kernel. Are they exists? I've tried to find any information, but it all ...
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I need drivers for my Fujitsu fi6130 scanner

I really need to find drivers for my scanner Fujitsu fi6130. Running Ubuntu 14.4 LS
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Document Scanner, CanoScan N650U not reconised

I have tried the scan feature in Libre Office, downloaded a couple of scanners and nothing. The "Nothing" actually means just that, the Scanners plugged in to a USB port, none of the software is ...
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Can't use Brother MFC-J625DW scanner as normal user

I have installed Brothers Linux drivers from their website and the printer function seems to work but the scanner function will not. Running Simple Scan I get the error: Unable to connect to scanner. ...
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HP Deskjet MFD printer

I have a HP Deskjet 2542 MFD printer. I am looking to use the scanner, with either Simple Scan or Xscane, but I cannot get it to do so. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 OS. In doing research, I discovered a ...
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I can not find scanner (brother DSmobile700D) driver for Ubuntu

I want to install brother DSmobile-700D drivers in Ubuntu 12.04. I visited brother's website but I was not able to find the driver. link to DSmobile-700D driver download site They ask what OS I am ...
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Scanner for Windows Malware [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu PC, and would like to copy some files to a windows PC. Before I do this, I would like to scan these files for malware, which works in windows. Is there an Ubuntu virusscanner for ...
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Scanning with an Epson xp-310 on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got an Epson xp-310 all-in-one which I'm able to print on but will not allow me scan. It says "computer not found" or simply "unavailable". My guess is that I need a scanner driver. I have tried ...
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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 05da:...
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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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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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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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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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Auto rotate scanned text

How to automatically rotate a scanned image? Even if you insert the paper into the scanned carefully. About one degree rotation is left. Is here no way to automatically rotate the scanned image? I ...
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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 16.04 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 ...