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What is the IP address of my scanner? [closed]

I'm trying to configure and my scanner to work with SANE and some PDF software I'm trialling... But it needs the IP address of my locally (USB)-connected scanner (well, multi-function). What's the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Brother DCP-J140W does not scan (brscan4, USB connected)

My Brother DCP-J140W does print fine (took a week, but nevertheless). Installing the scanner drivers needed a lot (spread over 6 month) of trial and error, but worked in the end. I even upgraded ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How to get the scanner working on HP CM1312 MFP and Ubuntu 13.10

I searched the AskUbuntu and got to two questions about the same issue, which I could not answer because I don't have enough karma :(. So I am posting the solution here. After clean install, and ...
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Epson Stylus SX235W with Ubuntu 12.04 - Scanner not recognised

I'm setting up a new computer running Ubuntu 12.04 and am having trouble getting the scanner on my Epson Stylus SX235W All-in-one to be recognised. I would like to be able to use the 'Image Scan! For ...
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How to solve Scanner Permissions issues

My computer previously ran Ubuntu 10.4. After upgrading to 13.4, my Epson scanner no longer can be found by the system. Following documentation, I find the following: $ sane-find-scanner # ...
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Fujitsu S1300i advances document but doesn't scan

I'm using a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. Using sudo as a temporary workaround to minimise any permissions problems: $ sudo sane-find-scanner found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5 [FUJITSU], product=0x128d ...
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Canon MP280 scanner not working

I have a Canon mp280 all-in-one. I have tried many things to get the scanner to work but everything failed. When I run sane - find - scanner ubuntu replies: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], ...
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Driver Canon Scanner Lide 210

Pls Help me to find driver CAnon Scan LIDE 210. any one can support a link for driver canon scan lide 210. OS ubuntu 12.04 LTS , linux thanks
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Can't find scanner [duplicate]

HP Photosmart C5250 works fine as printer. How do I get Simple Scan &/or Scanlite to find the HP C5250 scanner? Both Applications report "Sorry no devices found". All-in-One printer scanner is on ...
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Can't use canon mx435 scanner with Ubuntu 13.04

I installed the driver for the Canon printer, and it works OK with Ubuntu 13.04 but I can't use the scanner that comes with the printer. Any help?
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Where can I find Epson Perfection V500 scanner drivers

Epson discontinued support of Linux drivers for the Perfection V500 Photo scanner at the end of 2012. I have reviewed the older answers (2012) for this question and have the list of needed drivers for ...
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How to install libltdl3 to make iscan work?

I changed my printer from an Epson sx110 to an xp-205. The scanner never worked. Under Windows it works perfectly, but I want to make it run under Linux because I use Linux more than Windows. Is ...
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Envy 4500 printer not scanning

I have an HP ENVY 4500 e-all-in-one printer. It installed & prints successfully. But the scanner function does not work. Simple Scan says no scanner detected. I ran the command sudo ...
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xsane exits with “Invalid argument” while scanning with Brother DCP-J725DW, what does it mean? [closed]

Brother DCP-J725DW scan is not functioning in Ubuntu 13.04. xsane error: Failed to open device 'brother4:bus1;dev2': Invalid argument.
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Scanner works with xsane, but not with scanimage [closed]

I have the following problem with my HP LJ M1217 MFP device. Printing works OK, but with scanning I have a small(?) problem. When scanning with ADF, it works good (only I have to specify -y 296, ...
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Are parallel scanners supported?

Are parallel scanners supported? I've got an Epson action scanner that I've used under Windows as a back up in case my sub died... well, it did. Tried to use the parallel, and it wasn't even ...