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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 ...
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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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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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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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Which document scanners work with Ubuntu? [closed]

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 ...