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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 settings?...
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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 & iscan-plugin-gt-9400_1....
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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 ssl/https?...
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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 ...
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Operate Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200xe on Ubuntu14.04 LTS

I can not install the scanner Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200XE on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, the scanner utilities can not recognize the device
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HP Photosmart Premium C410b / Ubuntu / scanner function

Is there an easy way to make the scanner function of my HP Photosmart Premium C410 work in Ubuntu 14.04? The printer is connected by Wifi through a wireless router. The basic printing function ...
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Parport scanners

I have an old Canon N640 P ex scanner, that uses parport to connect. I have installed Sane and XSane. I have also enabled canon_pp, after that I have also run sane-find-scanner, but it says: # Not ...
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Can't get Epson Perfection V500 drivers to work

I'm an absolute beginner to Ubuntu (having at last broken the chains of XP!!) but I'm struggling with a lot of things as I lack the basic 'language' skills you all seem to use; but here goes: I ...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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Epson L210 printer is non recognised

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and have already downloaded and installed the driver for my Epson L210, but the printer is not recognised. When printing any document, the L210 does not appear in the printer list.
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Fingerprint reader malfunction HP dv7

I have an HP Pavilion dv7 with a Validity VFS301 Fingerprint reader. I have tried multiple fingerprint reading software, including Fprint, but all of them give the same problem: It registers that ...
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Epson V33 Perfection not working with 14.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. My Epson V33 Perfection worked under 12.04, but not any more. xsane find scanner: "Failed to start scanner: Invalid argument". How do I fix this? ...
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how to disable 'scanning btrfs filesystem' at system startup

After upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04, I get a message "scanning for btrfs file systems" at starting-up. I don't have any BTRFS filesystem. It delays the booting for about 15 seconds. I ...
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Install Canon scanner

I cannot install my Canon Canoscan LiDE 70 flatbed scanner on my Dell Dimension 3000 computer on which I replaced Windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04.4. The installation disk does not operate. It this ...
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Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use the scan function

I'm using brscan4 and can ping it using brsaneconfig4 and it finds it but i cannot scan from the computer using either simple scan or xsane image scanning. Both programs don't show the scanner as ...
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Brother MFC-J470DW scan function “Check Connection”

I have a Brother MFC-J470DW printer that I have connected to a Linux desktop (running Ubuntu 14.04) using a wireless router network. The printer works fine for printing and copying, but now I want ...
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Canon MP237 can print but CANNOT scan

I have this Cannon MP237 (3-in-1) printer and I can print properly using the software on Ubuntu 14.04. However, I cannot scan with it. I even tried GIMP Image Editor but I still cannot do any ...
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In 14.04 ubuntu should there be in the application menu-system some kind of scanner setting?

I can't get the computer to see a scanner when it boots up. It's a dual boot in XP and Scanner works fine in XP. canoscan 5600F Bios = Phoenix Tech ver. 6.00PG MB = Via Tech Inc. PM800 8237 Intel ...
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Get scanner working on Epson WF-3540

I got the printer part of the machine working using drivers from the Epson website. For the scanner function, I downloaded and installed iscan-data_1.28.0-2_all.deb and iscan_2.29.3-1~usb0.1....
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Ubuntu and HP scanning

Help! just installed Ubuntu to replace XP. Excellent so far, except Ubuntu will not accept the install disc for my HP Deskjet F4580. It has recognised the item and allowed me to print even before I ...