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How can I access the scanner functionality of my Samsung CLX 3175N over the network?

I have a Samsung CLX 3175N network capable color laser printer/scanner which was sold as being Linux compatible. Whereas the printer undeed works in the network. It has been impossible up to now to ...
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How to get a mustek 1248 UB scanner working?

I have a mustek 1248 UB scanner and Ubuntu would recognize it but not scan from it, simple scan would tell me that it is unable to connect to the scanner and xsane would tell me failed to open device ...
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Is there a way to adjust contrast for Simple Scan?

Simple Scan works very well for basic day to day scanning; however, my scans are a bit washed out. Am wondering if there's way to adjust the contrast?
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How can i use my Pixma 6150 as scanner?

I bought a Canon PIXMA MG6150 and i am new at ubuntu. With the drivers from Canon i got it running a as a printer, but i have problems using it as scanner. With the Canon drivers it runs under GIMP ...
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How do I get a Samsung SCX3200 multifunction printer/scanner working?

I bought samsung scx3200 multifunction printer i think that printing is easy as Ubuntu define the printer by default but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan ...
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How can I get my Brother DCP-135C to scan properly?

I have just intalled from scratch my Ubuntu 11.10 64-bits on my desktop and everything is working just fine. I've also had no problem to get the printer function of my Brother DCP-135C working with no ...
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Need to use a UMAX Astra 4100 USB Scanner

I a newbie to linux. I cant seem to use my usb scanner which is a UMAX Astra 4100 model. The scanner wont detect. I poked around a lot on the net and ran this command in terminal sudo ...
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Scanner on Brother 420CN does not appear in Simple Scan

My scanner does not show up in Ubuntu 11.10. It is a Brother MFC 420CN USB printer. Could someone please show me how to install the driver for this printer? Thanks.
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Install and share Canon Lide 110 on the network

I'd like to setup my Canon Lide 110 and share it on the network so it's visible on the network and is available as a scanner. We have some Mac's on the network so ideally the scanner should be visible ...
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How do I get the Brother DCP-135C scanner to work?

I have a Brother DCP-135C printer/scanner connected to my Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 machine. I have managed to get the printer working, but it doesn't recognise the scanner. I have installed the drivers ...
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CanoScan LiDE 110 driver for Ubuntu? How to scan via command line?

CanoScan LiDE 110 is connected to my Ubuntu 11.04. I need to scan remotely using the command line. How can I use the scanner from the command line? Tried/Failed/Succeed: $ apt-get install sane ...
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Epson Stylus DX4250 USB scanner not working anymore

I had been successfuly using the scanner of my EPSON Stylus DX4250 on Ubuntu (32bit) since I've bought it years ago. Now I've updated to 11.10 64bit and it is not working anymore. Have heard of some ...
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How do I get an Acer FlatBed Scanner 22 working?

I have a scanner and I searched on Google that the Linux is the only one O.S. that have compatibility with this scanner (Acer FlatBed Scanner 22). Before I upgrade my Ubuntu O.S. from 11.04 to 11.10 ...
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hp4500 officejet not detected by Simple Scan, cannot access modem config. page or connect to wireless

I upgraded to 10.04 from 8.04 in September. When I try to use Simple Scan it says "No scanners detected". sane-find-scanner detects my printer/scanner. UPDATE: lsusb now detects my scanner after I ...
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Microtek ScanMaker 3880 drivers for 10.04?

Is there available Microtek ScanMaker 3880 drivers for Ubuntu 10.04? I couldn't found
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What should I consider when purchasing a (flatbed) scanner?

I'm considering purchasing a new USB flatbed scanner for my parents whose laptop is running Ubuntu (10.04 LTS - Lucid Lynx). Doing a quick search around I found this thread over in the forums: ...
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Samsung SCX-3201 MFP scanner not working

I have a Samsung SCX-3201 MFP multifunction printer and after plugging it into the computer it recognises the printer part, but the scanner is not detected. Since that I've fresh installed and did ...