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Canon MP495 Scanner not working

Running 12.04, installed and updated latest drivers for MP495 but nothing stil. latest drivers provided here: https://code.launchpad.net/~michael-gruz/+archive/canon-trunk/+packages Followed this ...
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Getting my brother MFC-J825DW working as a network scanner

I've been attempting to set up my new brother multi-function device to work as a printer and scanner using the following steps. It is connected to the network as a LAN device, not directly connected ...
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How to install Brother MFC-9120CN Scaner?

I need to use the scanner on my Brother MFC-9120CN printer, I'm using kubuntu 12.04. please help.
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How to install a Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer

I had my Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer working with Ubuntu 10.*. Now that I have upgraded to 12.04 LTS, the printer is still working but my scanner fails.
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Not able to use scan functionality of Samsung SCX 3200 series MFP [12.04] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Samsung SCX3200 multifunction printer/scanner working? I was able to scan in 11.10 thanks to this thread here- How do I get a Samsung SCX3200 ...
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Finger Print Scanner Driver Lenovo V570?

Well since I recently chucked Windows7 from my laptop, I have been wanting to get my fingerprint scanner to work. I have had very little success in finding any good info on this issue. I am almost ...
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Which Canon flatbed scanners are supported in 12.04?

How do I find out which Canon flatbed scanners are supported in Ubuntu 12.04? Specifically I need to know if the Canon LiDE 110 is supported?
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Use network scanner (from HP multifunction) in Kubuntu?

In Ubuntu and Mint I used xsane to connect to my networked (wired ethernet) HP L7680 multifunction printer/scanner. The default scanning app Skanlite in Kubuntu 12.04 won't find my device. I like ...
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Canon MG5320 not recognized by Simple Scan (prints fine)

Displays 'No scanners detected' 'Please check if connected and power on'
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Epson scanner requires libjpeg version 6 -where & how can I find this?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Release. I installed Epson Image Scan! and apparently there's a known problem that doesn't allow saving scans as jpeg unless a lib is installed. I quote the FAQ: ----- quote ...
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scanner epson sx130 is not recognized

i've got epson sx130 all in one printer. everything was working correctly on ubuntu 10.10. I upgraded to 12.04 recently and system recognize just the printer now. simple scan shows me yellow bar with ...
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Can't recognize my Colorpage hr6 slim scanner

am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I have scanner called "genius colorpage hr6x slim" and when I run simple scan it just can't detected it; I tried "XSANE" but It gave the same answer! When I run "dmesg" It ...
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Scanner not working for Cannon Image Class MF4412

I recently switched from windows vista to ubuntu 11.10. I realized that my printer/Scanner/photocopier was not working.I went on www.canon-asia.com and downloaded the driver for the printer.Now the ...
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Zebrex 3151hs USB Barcode Scanner missing character [closed]

I am using Zebex 3151hs barcode scanner. There is no problem on windows. But I have some problems on Ubuntu 11.10. For example: on barcode: "example2012" after scan: "example201" another example: ...
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Epson 2400 scanner doesn't work

My Epson Perfection 2400 Photo usb-scanner doesn't work in 12.04. The scanner is recognized, but in snapscan.conf, the backend eswf41.bin gave me an error. I have tried to start the scanner with ...
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how to make Samsung CLX-3185 scanner-part work?

I have the Samsung CLX-3185 printer/scanner. The printer-part works fine using 3175 drivers found by (Xubuntu/XFCE) printer setup wizard. However it does not seem to recognize the scanner part. Xsane ...
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How to configure (Brother) Laser Scanner

I am not able to configure the scanner of my Brother DCP-7030. After following all the steps mentioned on Brother website Also, I implemented the solution provided in Ubuntu Forums When I try to ...
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Epson Workforce 845 scanner functions?

Just successfully installed an Epson Workforce 845 printer-FAX-scanner. Printer works OK, but there don't seem to be any drivers etc. for the scanner function(s). Any clues?
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install brother mfc7360n scanner

I am looking to install brother MFC 7360.I have installed printer but as scanner concerned it is not working everytime when I try to run xsane it says device not connected, When I try to add ...
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Lexmark Intuition S505 Scanner not detected by Simple Scan

First post here. I've migrated from Windows to Ubuntu 11.10 - yeah! I've managed to get everything working except my scanner. It's a Lexmark Intuition S505 and not listed at all here ...
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How do I get a Canon 8600F Scanner working?

Several years now I have been unable to get my Canon 8600F scanner working in Ubuntu. Does anyone know of a way to make this work? There is another very similar scanner that is fully supported (the ...
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Benq 5000 Scanner Not Working

My scanner is detected but its not working Scanner BENQ 5000 lsusb root@onezero:/home/one# lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 ...
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Cross-platform Duplex scanner with good support in Ubuntu?

I have tried Canon P-150 (review here), it works to some extent in Windows but I also use many other systems such as Ubuntu so it would be convenient if I could use the same scanner over many ...
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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 ...