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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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Scan problem -Fujitu Scansnap S1300i

I'm trying to install a Scansnap s1300i scanner on ubuntu 13.10. It is still not working. My question: With a sudo scanimage -L command, I receive the response : device ...
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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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Set up the Fingerprint Scanner on a Dell V131 (138a:0011)?

I have installed the Fingerprint GUI, however my fingerprint device (138a:0011) does not appear in the list of supported readers. What should I do? Specs: Dell Vostro V131 with Ubuntu 13.04 (64 ...
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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. sudo sane-find-scanner (using sudo as a temporary workaround to minimise any permissions problems) returns: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5 [FUJITSU], ...
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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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Canon Pixma MG 5150 scanning using buttons

I managed to get both the printer and the scanner (with scangearmp) working on my 12.04 by installing the packages from Canon website (gutenprint wouldn't work properly and xsane doesn't support this ...
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How to Get the Canon 8400F Scanner to Function with Ubuntu 13.04 (64bit)

I have been unable to find advice on how to get the Canon 8400F Scanner to function with the 64 bit version of Ubuntu 13.04. The scanner works with Window 7 (64 bit). Which would mean that the ...
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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 ...
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How can I get a Canon CanoScan 4400F Scanner working in Ubuntu?

I was looking at a Canon CanoScan 4400F Scanner, however Canon does not appear to offer a driver for Linux Is there any other way to get this device to work on Ubuntu?
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Install a Canon Canoscan Lide 110

How do I install a Canon Canoscan Lide 110? I gather from previous postings that it's possible but it's not clear to me what to do. I need step by step instructions please. Thanks.
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How to install hp scanjet 200 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Unable to scan with hp scan-jet 200. When I type lsusb command in terminal it shows the scanner details. I opened the simple scan which displays no scanners found, and x sane image scanners also ...
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Brother DCP-7030 with 12.04 - weird error

I have a DCP-7030 that I need to work on a brand-new 12.04 install (running the fallback gnome). I followed the instructions here and then had to go into the cups manager, because the printer was ...
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How can I use a WS-Scan device with ubuntu OS and variants?

Although I'm fairly sure this is not network scanner/printer specific, I'm attempting to use this with an OKI MC342dn. It also has a "network TWAIN" option (among many others) but WSD-scan seems to ...
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Can scan with simple scanner in Epson Stylus 525WD

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I need my epson to scan something. I can't, however, find a way to make it work. Using the "simple scan" app, it says "cannot connect to device", as if no scan was connected ...
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Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner

I installed the driver for this scanner iscan-data_1.13.0-1all.deb as well iscan_2.28.1-3.ltdl7_i386.deb but the scanner does not work. Can anybody help me?
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Scanner wifi connectivity lost after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04

Like many other posters here this seems to be a bug. I too have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, and my Canon MP980 All-in-one Printer worked perfectly prior to the upgrade. Now I get a no ...
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scanner of Samsung SCX-4200 does not work on ubuntu 12.10

I have a Samsung SCX-4200 multifunction printer/scanner which works fine under Windows 8. The printer works fine under Ubuntu 12.10, but the scanner doesn't work. "sudo sane-find-scanner" find ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 cannot connect to scanner

Upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. Scanner HP CM1312 MFP worked flawlessly, untill upgrade. After upgrade ´unable to connect to scanner´, both in ´Simple Scan´ and ´Gscan2pdf´. Could this bug be ...
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Installing Epson printer/ scanner

How can I install my Epson ME Office 535 All-in-one printer/scanner in Ubuntu 13.04? .
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How to allow Guest session to access printers and scanners?

I want to allow the Guest session to access printers and scanners. I use Ubuntu 12.04.
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Setting Up Scanning With Konica Minolta Bizhub 350

I'm trying to get a Konica Minolta Bizhub 350 network printer to send scanned documents to a desktop station. I've been trying to achieve this through smb but with no luck, I'm not exactly sure what ...
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Can't Install Brother MFC-6890CDW as Network Scanner under 12.04

I am trying to get my Brother MFC-6890 to work as a scanner under 12.04, but am already stumped at Step 5 in the Brother instructions The suggested command line: brsaneconfig3 -a name=SCANNER ...
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samsung 3401 - cant connect scanner

i downloaded samsung linux driver for my scanner cum printer samsung 3401 and when i click on folder , click on cdroot click on auto run i get this error" ! /bin/sh BASE=dirname "$0" exec sh ...
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I need to load driver for Epson Perfection 4180 Scanner

The scanner doesn't seem to have an easy to load driver that I can get at the Epson site. The options that are available seem to need to be installed at the terminal prompt. I am lost at that point. ...
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How to install Scanjet 3200c on Ubuntu 12.10?

how to install Scanjet 3200c on ubuntu 12.10? I am new to Ubuntu, so please help in details. I have done these all settings which is mentioned in one of Portuguese blog I went into the BIOS and ...
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Scanner not working [duplicate]

I have a canon MP-280 series printer cum scanner. I can use the printer, but when I try to use Simple Scan its saying no scanner connected. Please help me fix this.
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Upgrade killed my access to Brother scanner. No gscan2pdf, xsane etc. (Brother MFC-8480DN) Here is how I fixed it

First, I went to the Brother site and downloaded the driver and key. welcome.solutions.brother.com I installed the driver and key by clicking on them and installing via the Ubuntu Software Center. ...
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Installing Scanner Driver

I want to scan with my Epson Stylus Office BX535WD in Ubuntu 12.04 via USB cable but is doesn't. Now I got on this site but there are so many files? Which ones should I download and install in order ...
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epson stylus sx230 wont scan

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 - and am a complete newbie. I can get my epson stylus sx 230 to print, but it wont scan. simple scan and skanlite cant find the scanner. I tried downloading the .deb ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Cannot get Epson L210 to work with Scanner (Xsane) [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I just bought an Epson L210 print/copy/scanner. I can use it to print, but cannot get it to work with Xsane or Simple Scan. I downloaded the Linux driver for this ...
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How do you use `scanimage` to scan two sides of a document with an adf scanner?

I have an ScanSnap iX500 and I'm trying to figure out how to scan two sides of a document with it. Obviously, I need to scan one side, flip the paper and scan the other side. But, I can't figure out ...
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Does the ScanSnap IX500 work with Ubuntu?

Fujitsu just released their latest scanner, the ScanSnap IX500. Does this scanner work with Ubuntu, or Linux in general?