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Poor image quality for document scanning under Ubuntu

I am having trouble with the image quality of documents scanned with Simple Scan and XSane. Not only is the color reproduction poor but band-artifacts appear on the entire image, which would indicate ...
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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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Brother MFC-J470DW scan function “Check Connection”

I have a Brother MFC-J470DW printer that I have connected to a Linux desktop (running Ubuntu 14.04) using a wireless router network. The printer works fine for printing and copying, but now I want ...
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I can not find scanner (brother DSmobile700D) driver for Ubuntu

I want to install brother DSmobile-700D drivers in Ubuntu 12.04. I visited brother's website but I was not able to find the driver. link to DSmobile-700D driver download site They ask what OS I am ...
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Scanner is listed under lsusb command, but not detected by scanning programs

I connected my Genius Vivid-1200TA image scanner to my laptop USB port running Ubuntu 14.04. lsusb|grep [s,S]canner shows that it is connected and detected by the system: Bus 002 Device 005: ID ...
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Can't install Canon mg 3540 scanner

I was able to get my Canon mg3540 printer to work. I can't get the scanner to work though, I tried to download drivers from the Canon website and tried xzane and simple scanner, none are picking up ...
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Scanner for Windows Malware [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu PC, and would like to copy some files to a windows PC. Before I do this, I would like to scan these files for malware, which works in windows. Is there an Ubuntu virusscanner for ...
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Scanning with an Epson xp-310 on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got an Epson xp-310 all-in-one which I'm able to print on but will not allow me scan. It says "computer not found" or simply "unavailable". My guess is that I need a scanner driver. I have tried ...
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Fujitsu S1300i advances document but doesn't scan

I'm using a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. Using sudo as a temporary workaround to minimise any permissions problems: $ sudo sane-find-scanner found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5 [FUJITSU], product=0x128d ...
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Epson L355 Printer/scanner, and scanner not found

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After downloading the driver 201207W I now have the printer functioning, but no scanner. From the Epson site I downloaded iscan_2.30.1-1.dsc and ...
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Sharing Multifunction Center over Network?

I have a Brother MFC-J6920DW and courtesy of the official (Brother) software and drivers, I have both printing and scanning working fine over the wireless network (Wi-FI) - that is, Simple Scan, XSane ...
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How to use my scanner in Ubuntu?

I just connected my Genius Vivid-1200TA scanner to my laptop USB port, now how use it? In windows, there was a software and driver available for the device. The software has many good features to use ...
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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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Slide Scanner not recognized by Linux Mint Notebooks [on hold]

first of all: I'm using Linux Mint 17/Qiana, I guess this is ok, because it is a Ubuntu fork, if not, please redirect me to a better place to ask :) So I am trying to get a slide scanner (Traveller ...
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Scanner Canon Pixma MX521 gets not recognized

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. When I run the application "Simple Scan", it does not recognize my scanner, but when I installed the printer, it got recognized. I can also print without any problems. There ...
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Neat Scanner Issues

Is there any way to get support for The Neat Scanner? I would like to use it with virtual machine, but Ubuntu does not see the USB Scanner. Please help.
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How to spoof a USB device's Product and Vendor ID?

Background to the problem I have a "Canoscan Lide 120" scanner which is by all accounts a minor upgrade to "Canoscan Lide 110" (Same chipset, same specifications, etc.). The device driver for "Lide ...
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Scan to email or file for Brother HL-2280DW

Apparently my Brother HL-2280DW printer/copier/scanner will scan to OCR, email, or file in addition to plain old image (which I finally got to work with SANE). The Windows software has that ...
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Epson WF-3520 all in one printer scanner over WiFi: printer working, scanner not working

I have the Epson WF-3520 all in one printer / scanner. I have it on WiFi (not connected via USB). I've installed the following drivers for it: epson-inkjet-printer-201212w_1.0.0-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb ...
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envivo mini diasscanner driver workaround

Hi I have attached my envivo mini diasscanner to a usb port. Lsusb finds it as: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0ac8:3370 Z-Star Microelectronics Corp. Traveler TV 6500 SF Dia-scanner. Have anybody got this ...
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Simplescan can't find my network scanner

I've recently had to RMA my epson wf-4535 because it had leaking ink. Epson sent back a new wf-4630. I installed all the drivers from their website and printing works fine now. However, simplescan ...
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Single-sheet compact USB scanner that works with SANE

I am looking for a single-sheet, compact, USB-powered scanner that works well with SANE. The Xerox Travel Scanner 150 is the sort of device I mean: ...
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Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use the scan function

I'm using brscan4 and can ping it using brsaneconfig4 and it finds it but i cannot scan from the computer using either simple scan or xsane image scanning. Both programs don't show the scanner as ...
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Problems with “On-access scanner using preload LIBC library”

I've been trying to use the eset file security for ubuntu 14.04, but the on-access is not working, this question did not help me, i replece the line, the manual says that, but didn't work... i need ...
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Installing Epson Printer but Interrupted by lsb Dependency Error

I am installing the Epson XP-310 driver from this website. When I attempt to install the downloaded .deb file, I get the following error: The Package System is broken ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - scanimage - invalid argument

It seems my Brother MFC-9120-CN is not detected whenever I want to scan an image. The printer works fine, however. The device is directly connected in my local network. ➜ ~ scanimage -L device ...
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Scanning on Canon PIXMA MP270 does not work with Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 my MP270 no longer scans. Xsane recognises the scanner but does not scan and give a message "Window is not responding". Simple Scan gives a similar result. Printing ...
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Installing Epson Stylus SW235SX on Ubuntu

I would need some advise on installing an Epson Stylus SX235W scanner on an Ubuntu 14.04. After realising that my scanner was not seen by my computer, I did the following: I installed the latest ...
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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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Does the Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner or V550 Work with SANE

Before buying either the Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner or the Epson Perfection V550, I would like to confirm from a person who has used either of these scanners under Linux that they work with ...
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CanoScan Lide 120 on Ubuntu 14.04

Just bought a 'Canoscan Lide 120' scanner that I plan to use on a windoze 7 laptop. In Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit it is detected by 'sane-find-scanner' but with 'Simple Scan' I just get: "No scanners ...
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What scanner printer can I use for a Ubuntu 12.04 Notebook ASUS PC? [closed]

I have a notebook PC ASUS which has Ubuntu 12.04 in it. I need to find a reliable scanner and printer - I need to scan routinely my work assignments to be paid in my job - and I am NOT a ...
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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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Running a Epson Scanner Perfection 3170 in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the same problem I had for Ubuntu 11.04: Running a epson Scanner perfection 3170 but I cannot apply it for Ubuntu 14.04. I installed both iscan_2.10.0-2_i386.deb & ...
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Epson perfection scanner 2580 Photo does not work with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The Epson scanner did not work with Ubuntu 12.04 so I upgraded to 14.04 but it's the same,it does not work! I read something about installing it via the back-end... Does any one know how exactly?
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How can I install the Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw scanner driver?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I have one Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw all in one printer connected wirelessly using the printer driver available from www.usa.canon.com, however this driver only ...
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I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10. And I have downloaded the drivers directly from the Epson site for the above scanner. But when I try to install them I get the ...
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Brother DCP-7055 scanner: where do I put vendor/product ID?

Now after updating from 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04, my Brother DCP-7055 still prints, but still does not scan. I've reinstalled the Brother drivers. Twice. (I'm now using 0.4.2-3) lsusb says: Bus 003 ...
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How do I get a Brother DCP-7065DN printer working?

I had the scanner working in Ubuntu 12.04, but now when I try to launch xsane, I get a scanner not found error: brsaneconfig4 -q | grep 7065 produces the following output: 144 "DCP-7065DN" 0 ...
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Is the a way to make hp-scan or scanimage to automatically select de right area to scan?

I'm trying to make an non network scanner to work with linux running via command line and hiding it with php/html. The commands to scan hp-scan and scanimage are working well but they don't ...
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Blue hue/tint in “white” margin of scanned docs or photos. Lubuntu 13.10 ,Epson V200 photo scanner

I've had this scanner sitting around, and I decided to see if I could set it up on my old Compaq Presario V2000, running Lubuntu 13.10. The scanner is an Epson V200 perfection. For the drivers( my ...
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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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S1300I scanner issues under Ubuntu 14.10 using Sane

In theory this scanner does work under Linux and Ubuntu. I've found this document that I tried to follow. http://luuklangens.nl/blog/howto-fujitsu-scansnap-s1300-s300-ubuntu-linux I install sane, ...
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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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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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Problem with CanoScan Lide 20 not working in ubuntu 14.10

I have a few weeks a new desktop PCs with Intel i5 processor with 8.1 installed dual boot windows and ubuntu 14:10 64 bits. My old pc and also in my notebook with ubuntu 14.04 were connected to the ...
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Scanner driver/software for Canon imageclass mf4820d multifunction laser printer on ubuntu 14.04

I am using Canon imageclass mf4820d multifunction laser printer. I wan to install printer and scanner driver and software for this printer on ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to print and in ubuntu. Can ...
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Brother ADS-2000 ADF Duplex Scanning not working

I'm running 12.04. First, here are the instructions I followed to set up the printer. Brother Solutions Center : Brother Driver for Linux Distributions And it was easy, and it works just fine with ...
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Canon ImageCLASS MF 4450 Scanner Driver Ubuntu 13.10

I have downloaded and installed Canon Printer driver for Linux through Canon website and my printer starts functioning. However, the scanner didnt. I tried with the application Xsane and smiple scan. ...
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Namp map only found three open ports in my computer?

I am a beginner in linux. I tried to scan the open port of my computer but I found that only three ports are opened which is port 80, 53 and 65535. Then, I tried to scan my android mobile phone. It ...