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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 ...
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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 14.10 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 ...
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File carving/recovering software 14.04.01

The story starts: Running ubuntu 13.10 -> copy files external -> update 14.04 -> copy files external -> update 14.10 -> Copy files external -> back to 14.04.1 -> Having no files in the external drive. ...
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How can I get my All.in.one Canon MG2520 scanner to work?

I have a Canon MG2520 All in one printer/scanner. The printer is working fine. But I can not use the scanner. What can I do? Running XUbuntu 14.04 LTS. I am getting an error message that seems to ...
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Namp map only found three open ports in my computer?

I am a beginner in linux. I tried to scan the open port of my computer but I found that only three ports are opened which is port 80, 53 and 65535. Then, I tried to scan my android mobile phone. It ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - scanimage - invalid argument

It seems my Brother MFC-9120-CN is not detected whenever I want to scan an image. The printer works fine, however. The device is directly connected in my local network. ➜ ~ scanimage -L device ...
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SCX-4521F scanner is not working ubuntu 14.04 amd64

I installed the Samsung Unified Driver for the scx 4521F and printing works. Neither program can find a scanner though: sane-find-scanner, SimpleScan and Xsane all reporting "no scanner found" Also ...
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brother mfc 7360n scaner and ubuntu 14.04

so i run ubuntu 14.04 i386 on a new box. and my old printer/scaner that used to work isnt fully working now. printer is working fine. scaner isnt working. even after going over many documentry and ...
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Brother DCP-J140W

We have this printer in the office, three computers are hooked up to it using wireless. However, when we try and scan only 2 of the 3 printers show up in the menu on the printer. But, if I turn off ...
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Read out USB-Device with evtest [closed]

we have an ubuntu server running in our network. At this server we have connected an usb barcodescanner, which is read out via evtest and cut. So now we have the problem, that the scanner data is only ...
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Scan app for Samsung SCX-4100

Trying to get a scanner app or program or anything for my Samsung SCX-4100 to scan onto Ubuntu 14.10. Have tried 6 of the scanner programs, but they cannot see the scanner. It works OK with Windows! ...
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Hplip network printer setup cannot find printer (HP Officejet Pro 8620)

I have a HP Officejet Pro 8620 printer and I am trying to setup network scan with it but the hp-setup tool claims it cannot find the printer. However the printer is connected to the network and I can ...
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network scanner installation

I have Canon IR 2200 network multi functional device (MFD). I have installed printer but not able to scan. canon provide network scangear utility for windows. I have also installed this utility with ...
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Firewall and virus software for Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I've only used a window operating systems in my life. I just began using Ubuntu 14.10 about a week ago after my old Windows OS was corrupted. Using Ubuntu 14.10, how does change the firewall ...
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Scanner driver/software for Canon imageclass mf4820d multifunction laser printer on ubuntu 14.04

I am using Canon imageclass mf4820d multifunction laser printer. I wan to install printer and scanner driver and software for this printer on ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to print and in ubuntu. Can ...
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Running a Epson Scanner Perfection 3170 in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the same problem I had for Ubuntu 11.04: Running a epson Scanner perfection 3170 but I cannot apply it for Ubuntu 14.04. I installed both iscan_2.10.0-2_i386.deb & ...
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Epson perfection scanner 2580 Photo does not work with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The Epson scanner did not work with Ubuntu 12.04 so I upgraded to 14.04 but it's the same,it does not work! I read something about installing it via the back-end... Does any one know how exactly?
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CanoScan Lide 120 on Ubuntu 14.04

Just bought a 'Canoscan Lide 120' scanner that I plan to use on a windows 7 laptop. In Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit it is detected by 'sane-find-scanner' but with 'Simple Scan' I just get: "No scanners ...
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Brother DCP-195C scanner suddenly not recognized anymore

somewhen in the last few weeks, an updates seems to have made my Brother DCP-195C unusable under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. USB-Connection is given and the printer does work, but the scanner programs either do ...
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Installing HP Deskjet on Chromebook using Ubuntu?

I have an HP Chromebook 14 and have bought an HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515 which cannot be installed on Chrome OS. Can I use Ubuntu to install the printer on my Chromebook?
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I need help running simple-scan 3.14.0

I have Simple-Scan 3.14.0 downloaded on a Lenovo running Ubuntu 14.04. Simply put, I can't get it to run. Where do I begin? Thanks.
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simple scan does not appear in startup 14.04

I wanted to scan a document. Connected the scanner and then looked for a software on my 14.04 to work it. It seems like I have simple scan of SANE installed, but can't find it. When looking for ...
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Separating images from text in a scanned PDF document

Regular PDF files consist of vector elements, such as text and vector graphics, and other embedded data, such as image files. Extracting the latter is quite easy with utilities such as pdfimages (as ...
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Brother DCP-7055 scanner: where do I put vendor/product ID?

Now after updating from 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04, my Brother DCP-7055 still prints, but still does not scan. I've reinstalled the Brother drivers. Twice. (I'm now using 0.4.2-3) lsusb says: Bus 003 ...
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Difference between ssl/https and plain https in nmap output

I'm trying to analyze the behavior of IPs that operate as free WiFi hotspots. nmap -sV reports the following for two different hosts: PORT STATE SERVICE VERSION 443/tcp open ...
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Epson Perfection V33 not working after installing Trusty Tahr 14.04.1

Already checked this link: Epson V33 Perfection not working with 14.04 It did not answer my problem. I followed the advice given and it still XSane will still not launch. Unlike the poster of the ...
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Epson Scanner, part of XP-310 Printer, not working in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04

I finally got printer working, but the scanner isn't being recognized... I have sane installed, but it is still as if I have no printer plugged in. "No printer detected", any suggestions as to how to ...
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SANE Support for Canon LiDE 220?

I ordered a Canon LiDE 210 scanner because the SANE website says it's "completely" supported. The vendor delivered a Canon LiDE 220, and it's not recognized. Is this fixable, or must I return the ...
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How to connect my Wireless Epson WF-2540 to my laptop that is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS on my laptop a couple of months ago. I just bought a Wireless Epson WF-2540 all in one (printer, scanner, fax, and copier) a week ago. I have the printer hooked up to ...
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14.04 Simple Scan no longer starts, 'segmentation fault' when run in terminal

I can no longer run Simple-scan on 14.04 under kernel 3.13.0-34-generic. It quits before the UI loads and when I run simple-scan from terminal I get a segmentation fault. It's such a useful tool for ...
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How do I get a Samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction printer/scanner working?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I bought samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction. Printer function is working well but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan but it didn't ...
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Problem using scanner on my multifunction Samsung SL-M2070 in ubuntu 14.04

Printer works OK, but ubuntu can not find scanner, i have installed driver but ubuntu still can not find the scanner. In 12.04 the problem did not occur! What do i do wrong? And i wonder is there ...
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Canon Multitasking printer: Scanner doesn't work, printer does

Model: Canon Prixma MG2260 I have installed to ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. Now I have the problem by my multi function device. The printer works, but the scanner doesn't! I have downloaded the Linux ...
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How to install the scanner of Canon MF4750 multi-device?

I am using 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and bought a Canon i-Sensys MF4750 printer + scanner + fax. There is a driver on the official Canon homepage only for the printer, and that works fine. But I need ...