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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?
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Canon LIDE 110: should reconnect USB for each scan

I have a Canon LIDE 110 scanner which works by default on ubuntu 12.10 64bit. The problem is after first scan I can not scan for second time. I should reconnect USB cable to use scanner again. I use ...
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Installing printer+scanner dell V105 on ubuntu 12.10

I recently got an old dell V105 printer and wanted to install it on ubuntu, however it could not find specific drivers and with the generic drivers ubuntu proposed, I cannot scan any documents. So, ...
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why is “saned” disabled on boot Ubuntu 12.04?

I want to know why the scanner utility saned is disabled on boot and how to resolve this issue. I have had this problem on 3 laptops and I cannot find a solution other than manually restarting the ...
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“Dependancy is not satisfiable” in trying to install two drivers for my Epson NX420 printer/scanner

I am trying to get the wireless scanner part of my Epson NX420 printer working over wifi with my ubuntu 12.10 desktop computer. I went to the epson website here ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 not seeing SCSI scanner (Scanpartner 15c)

I'm unable to see my old-school SCSI scanner in Ubuntu 10.04. Here's what dmesg, lsscsi, and lsmod show: root:~# dmesg | grep Adaptec [ 18.586163] scsi5 : Adaptec AIC7XXX EISA/VLB/PCI SCSI HBA ...
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Brother MFC7420 and Ubuntu 12.10

This problem was supposedly solved a year ago but for me it isn't. Sorry to pick this up so much later but I tried the supposed solution and no matter what I do it will not scan. Printer works fine, ...
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Canon MP280 scanner not recognised in 12.04 after updates

I have had my Canon MP280 scanner working but since various updates it is no longer recognised despite following all the "answers" on this site and others. It does not work at all with simple scan, ...
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Epson perfection v30 scanner installation problem

Further to my Epson V30 scanner installation problems, below is the message when the key driver file installation is attempted. I see many people have successfully installed their V30. Has anyone ...
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Why doesn't my scanner work with 12.10 while it worked with 12.04?

I can not scan with Ubuntu 12.10. In Ubuntu 12.04 I could scan with the same hardware. carsten@CARSTEN-A55VD:~$ simple-scan -d [+0,00s] DEBUG: simple-scan.vala:582: Starting Simple Scan 3.6.0, ...
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How do I get a Brother 8065DN scanner to work over network?

I've looked for instructions at the brother website but it seems terribly outdated. I can use it as a printer but not as a scanner in my office, but I need several machines with the ability to scan ...
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Edimax PS-1210 MFn & HP Photosmart C4180 Scanning Problem

I have successfully installed a HP Photosmart C4180 using an Edimax Print Server (PS-1210MFn) in Ubuntu 12.04 via the CUPS configuration.The printer is working perfectly with print server on ...
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Brother MFC-240C Ubuntu 12.04.1

Brother MFC-240C Not scanning to computer. Test page and a document page printed fine. The photo copy part works OK to.
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USB barcode scanner reading incorrect values

We use an barcode reader. It runs on Ubuntu but reads different character. example: In barcode: 86912464 Ubuntu read as: 3~3~BDBCD here is my xinput list ali@ali-samsung:~$ xinput list ⎡ ...
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How can I install Epson A3 printer and scanner drivers?

I have 2 printers- SAMSUNG ML1676 and EPSON stylus 1390 (A3 printer) and 1 scanner EPSON GT1500. I have installed samsung printer, but unable to install either of the epson product. The drivers does ...
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Loading Umax Astra Slim 600 scanner on Ubuntu

Please help me with loading Umax Astra Slim 600 scanner on Ubuntu. I am unable to find a driver for Ubuntu and Linux. Amit
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Simple Scan - Changing the default output File Type to PDF and improving Compression?

Is there a way to change the default output file type in the 'Simple Scan' software provided with Ubuntu 12.10 to be a PDF rather than a JPEG? And is it possible to modify the compression settings on ...
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What Document Scanner should I buy?

I'm searching for a scanner which helps me to turn my invoces and other random papers into pdfs. I need Linux support because I do not own a Windows/Linux device and using a virtual machine is not a ...
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installation canon pixma mp 230

when installing scangear (using scangearmp-mp230series2.0-1-deb) for canon pixma mp230 it stops with Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: scangearmp-common (>= 2.00), and scanimage -L ...
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How do I use a “Mustek BearPaw” scanner?

I own a Mustek BearPaw 2448CU Pro II scanner. How do I use it with Ubuntu?
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sharing canon all in one over network

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an old computer I want to use as a file and printer server in a small office. I have samba sharing set up for file sharing and I've been able to get all the computers ...
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GIMP tries to access a scanner each time GIMP gets started. How can I disable this?

Each time I start GIMP, GIMP is invoking a command to my EPSON Photoscanner. How can I disable this behavior? As the scanner isn't connected (most of the time), I always get a message that sending a ...
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How can I make the scanner of a Canon E500 work?

10 years ago I thought I made a BIG mistake when I bought my Laser LBP800. Getting it to work with Ubuntu was disastrous. Now, 10 years later, I thought things had improved. So I got this Canon E500 ...
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After updates my scanner stopped working over WiFi. How to diagnose?

I've been using an HP Officejet 6500 All-in-One for a few years now without any trouble. It is connected wirelessly to my network, for both printing & scanning. However, this week, scanning quit ...
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Brother's scanner is not working on Ubuntu 12.10 32-bits

I have a brother DCP J125 I have downloaded and installed the scanner driver but Simple Scan shows that it couldn't detect any scanner. I'm running on Ubuntu 12.10 32bits, the steps show in the ...
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how to Scan with Samsung SCX-3200 over network

Printer is detected and is working over my wireless network, but i don't know how to detect scanner. Simple-scan doesn't see the device...
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Brother MFC-7420 Scanner on Ubuntu 12.04: Invalid Argument

I have a Brother MFC-7420, which also works as a scanner. I have attached this machine to a computer running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit via USB. I installed the following package: ...
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Canon PIXIA MP 230 [duplicate]

How do I get scanner working on 12.04? Looked at Searching for printer/scanner canon pixma mp230 (32bit) ubuntu 12.04 drivers and how to install downloaded scanner driver, run but nothing happened. ...
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Setting up SANED with sane-test

I'm trying to setup a network service for running saned (running the sane-test backend) on Ubuntu 12.10, running it on a virtualbox. I followed the directions found here and I got to the point where ...
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Wifi connection to scanner not working

I have a Samsung NC10 running Ubuntu 12.04 with wifi connection to a Netgear DG834PN router with wifi connection to an Epson SX515W multi function printer. I also have a desktop machine running 12.04 ...
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Installing Scanner Driver for Brother MFC295CN [duplicate]

I am trying to get the scanner working on my Brother MFC295CN all-in-one, but Brother's website is so confusing that I can't figure it out to save my own life. Is there anyone who has done this ...
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12.04 scanner works fine as super-user but is not recognised as a normal user

I have an all-in-one printer Epson SX130, wich I have just tried to install. I got the printer working with no problem, but I couldn't set the scanner up. I have had another all-in-one printer before ...
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Simple scan not working after upgrading to 12.10 (Xubuntu)

Since upgrading to 12.10 (Xubuntu), Simple Scan is not working anymore. I got scanning working with Xsane, but only if Simple Scan has not run before. Otherwise I have to restart the printer/scanner ...
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How to set up a Canon MF8000 series (i-SENSYS MF8030) multifunctional on Ubuntu?

We've got a Canon i-SENSYS MF8030 multifunctional (printer + scanner) an our new office, everybody are happy with it using Windows 7 but I want to be able to print from (and scan to if possible) my ...
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“Iscan” only runs as root

I've upgraded to ubuntu 12.04, and I now want to run "iscan" (I've updated the packages like I did before). When I run iscan as a regular user, it says: "COuld not send command to scanner". But ...
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File doesn't exist when trying to change permissions following the avasys image scan manual

I was finally able to connect to avasys.jp and downloaded and installed iscan_2.28.1-3.ltdl7_amd64.deb iscan-data_1.13.0-1_all.deb. The programs appeared to install correctly. I then ran ...
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How do I get the scanner on a Canon Pixma MG5300 working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Canon MG, MP and MX series USB printer working? Canon MG5320 not recognized by Simple Scan (prints fine) I have a canon pixma mg5300 series ...