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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 ...
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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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How do I get the scanner to work on a Samsung SCX 4521F Multi function printer?

How do i get ubuntu to scan documents with a SCX 4521F? It is installed as a printer but simple scan says not detected.
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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: brscan2-0.2.4-0.i386....
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How do I edit text in a scanned .jpeg?

I need to upload a scanned image as a PDF document. After scanning the document, I have a .jpeg with small text that I want to edit before converting to PDF for the upload. I have never done this ...
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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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How to map network scanner

I have just bought a shiny new Canon MG6250 multifunction printer/scanner and connected it via LAN. Installing the printing side of things was a breeze, however, I cannot work out how to set up ...
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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 sane-find-...
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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 printer/scanner....
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How can I use a CanoScan N640Pex scanner over a USB/parallel cable?

I have an old CanoScan N640Pex flat bed scanner and a USB-to-parallel port cable through which I can connect it to my PC. Unfortunately neither Simple Scan nor XSane detect the scanner. I'm running ...
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Canon MP280 All in One prints but scanner not recognized [duplicate]

I recently installed 12.04 LTS after not using any Linux distro for several years. My Canon MP280 worked perfectly as far as printing goes and I was even able to set it up on a Samba share and print ...
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Kodak ESP Aio prints good on Ubuntu 12.04, butnothing finds the scanner. Any ideas, please?

My Kodak ESP 3250 prints great on Ubuntu 12.04, but nothing finds the scanner. Tried xsane and Libre Writer to no avail. Need all the help I can get. Only other printers I have to use are, ugh, ...
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Scanner detected with sane-find-scanner, but not with scanimage -L or sudo scanimage -L

I have a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. I compiled SANE from source. When I run sane-find-scanner, the following output is given: sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the result ...
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How do I make the scanner function of my HP Photosmart d110 work?

I recently switched from windows to ubuntu and my all in one print/copy/scanner can only print now. I want to scan some documents.
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Wacom Graphics table shown but is not installed

On both my previous computer and this new one, "Wacom Graphics Tablet" appeared in my Hardware list. I don't have this, never did. The common (reused) hardware is: - Samsung CLP300 printer - Altec ...
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How do I get my Photo Scanner working?

I am having trouble getting my Epson Perfection V100 Photo scanner to run under Ubuntu 12.04. After I changed my Desktop it seems that I can't install the Epson Scanner. Does anybody has an idea ...
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How make scanner function of Canon MG5250 work? (MG5200 series)

I just bought a Canon MG5250 multifunction printer because I thought that it would work well with Ubuntu, and the printing function is installed using these instructions. But I still need to get the ...
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Epson SX115 All-in-One printer scanner not recognized

I am very new to Ubuntu. I have an Epson SX115 All-in-One Printer. I use the Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I can print in it but how do I make the scanner on the printer work?
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How do I get an Kodak ESP C315 scanner working?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32bit. It's working great, but I can't get my scanner to work. I tried to 'just scan' with simple-scan, but I got the following error: error: no scanner detected, please ...
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Setting up a Network Printer

I have a Canon MP970 printer and I want to setup network printing and scanning on my laptop. I got it set up on my desktop (running Windows 8 Release Preview x64). How do I start?
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Xsane: Failed to open device `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_C5100_series?zc=HP5180': Error during device I/O

Printing from an application works. The hp-toolbox sometimes cannot connect. And Xsane pops the error message as in the title. Connected through the network, I can ping the device, I can print to it. ...
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How do I get an Epson perfection V200 photo scanner working?

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed 12.04 64bit, PC is working great, but I can't get my scanner to work. I tried to 'just scan' with simple-scan, but I got the following error "error: no scanner ...
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After upgrading to 12.04 the scanner from Brother Printer MFC-290C does not work

I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04 from 11.10. The printer works, but the scanner doesn't now. In 11.10 I had to install a special driver from Brother. The printer's model is Brother MFC-290C. The computer is ...
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brother MFC-J435W wireless scanning issue

Thanks for taking the time to read this. I have a brother MFC-J435W and I was able to get the printer set up for wireless printing, but it is not allowing me to scan wirelessly. It gives me the ...
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Simple Scan is missing in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add 'Webcam' Back Under 'Attached Devices' in the session indicator? I was wondering if there is a way to add 'Simple Scan' back under 'Attached ...
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Installation of WiFi Epson SX235W, 4in1 printer / scanner, on Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit?

I got an Epson Stylus SX235W WiFi printer/scanner and ran into some installation problems: I got the printer working on an USB cable. Trying to go wireless, I need the printers IP address, but the ...
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Adding OCR info to a PDF

I have a good quality scan of a document; such scan is in pdf format. How can I add ocr information to the pdf, so that it becomes searchable? By searchable I mean that the goal is that when viewing ...
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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 ...