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Scanning (2nd scanimage -L finds no device)

so my Ubuntu "problem". When I plug-in my scanner (or turn it on) for the first time, scanimage -L finds the device. When I execute scanimage for the 2nd time, there is no device found anymore. ...
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How to connect my Wireless Epson WF-2540 to my laptop that is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS on my laptop a couple of months ago. I just bought a Wireless Epson WF-2540 all in one (printer, scanner, fax, and copier) a week ago. I have the printer hooked up to ...
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14.04 Simple Scan no longer starts, 'segmentation fault' when run in terminal

I can no longer run Simple-scan on 14.04 under kernel 3.13.0-34-generic. It quits before the UI loads and when I run simple-scan from terminal I get a segmentation fault. It's such a useful tool for ...
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Canon Multitasking printer: Scanner doesn't work, printer does

Model: Canon Prixma MG2260 I have installed to ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. Now I have the problem by my multi function device. The printer works, but the scanner doesn't! I have downloaded the Linux ...
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How do I get a Samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction printer/scanner working?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I bought samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction. Printer function is working well but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan but it didn't ...
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Problem using scanner on my multifunction Samsung SL-M2070 in ubuntu 14.04

Printer works OK, but ubuntu can not find scanner, i have installed driver but ubuntu still can not find the scanner. In 12.04 the problem did not occur! What do i do wrong? And i wonder is there ...
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How do I get canon pixma mg5500series SCANNER to work?

I am completely new to linux. I am using Zorin OS, which seems to be a variant of Lubuntu. If I am mistaken, please let me know and I will not bother Ask Ubuntu anymore. I successfully installed ...
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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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How to install the scanner of Canon MF4750 multi-device?

I am using 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and bought a Canon i-Sensys MF4750 printer + scanner + fax. There is a driver on the official Canon homepage only for the printer, and that works fine. But I need ...
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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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Canon Pixma 432 network scanner

I have a problem with a Canon Pixma MX432 Printer/Scanner. I just removed Windows 7 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 8/17/2014 on an older desktop that I built (The computer is an AMD build with an ASUS ...
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USB seen as a removable drive

I am using software (EZScan) that looks for the scanner that is attached via USB. It automatically looks for it as a removable drive/port as E: but Ubuntu 14.04 sees it as a a local drive. Therefore ...
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Share usb barecode scanner with remmina remote desktop connection

I am responsible for the project to transform remaining windows xp computers into thin client to connect to a terminal server. So far so good. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I use Remmina to connect ...
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I can print but not scan with my Epson XP-400…what can I do?

I can print with no problems with my Epson XP-400 but not scan - which I need to do often for work - there is no support in Linux for Epson xp-400...is there anything I can do? Thanks!
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HP Deskjet 3050A will print but unable to scan.

I was just curious how to set up my HP Deskjet 3050a to be able to scan documents to my computer. I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. I am currently able to print everything to my printer but when I ...
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Operate Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200xe on Ubuntu14.04 LTS

I can not install the scanner Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200XE on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, the scanner utilities can not recognize the device
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The Scanner Printer HP PSC 1510 All-in-one does not work

The scanner of my HP PSC 1510 All-in-one does not work, is that I should install some drive? The printer prints normally, but when I try to scan a document on the scanner nothing happens. Could ...
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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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SANE and xSANE HP5590 ScanJet Upside Down

my problem is this, my HP 5590 scanner scans and does everything well, until you choose Use Duplex ADF, puts me behind the second image upside down.
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HP Photosmart Premium C410b / Ubuntu / scanner function

Is there an easy way to make the scanner function of my HP Photosmart Premium C410 work in Ubuntu 14.04? The printer is connected by Wifi through a wireless router. The basic printing function ...
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Parport scanners

I have an old Canon N640 P ex scanner, that uses parport to connect. I have installed Sane and XSane. I have also enabled canon_pp, after that I have also run sane-find-scanner, but it says: # Not ...
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14.04 can't get Epson ME-103 scanner to work

I got a brand new computer and would like to use Ubuntu 64 bit tried 13.10 for a month and got stuck with getting my Epson ME-301 scanner to work. Now 14.04 is released, I gave another try but did ...
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Can't get Epson Perfection V500 drivers to work

I'm an absolute beginner to Ubuntu (having at last broken the chains of XP!!) but I'm struggling with a lot of things as I lack the basic 'language' skills you all seem to use; but here goes: I ...
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canon MFD device scanner not working

I have a Canon Pixma E510 printer + scanner. I had no problem in getting the printer identified in Ubuntu. But so far haven't been able to make the scanner work. When I click on SANE, it says no ...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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How to satisfy the dependency xsltproc, in order to install drivers for epson L 210 scanner

I've spent a lot of time trying to make work my multi-function epson L 210. I can print, but I can't scan, not with Xsane, nor gscan2pdf, nor simple scan, etc. I've tryied to install iscan-data (in ...
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Epson L210 printer is non recognised

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and have already downloaded and installed the driver for my Epson L210, but the printer is not recognised. When printing any document, the L210 does not appear in the printer list. ...
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Multifeeder use triggers IO error in x/sane when using a Epson 4530 All in One

I have nearly converted my office space to an Ubuntu 12.04 system, using Libre Office, Chromium, and mostly all is well. The one problem is my Epson 4530 all in one scanner/printer. The printer ...
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Fingerprint reader malfunction HP dv7

I have an HP Pavilion dv7 with a Validity VFS301 Fingerprint reader. I have tried multiple fingerprint reading software, including Fprint, but all of them give the same problem: It registers that ...
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iscan doesn't work with Epson WF-3520

I'm trying to use iscan to scan some documents from my printer epson WF-3520. The problem is that if I try to run iscan program I get the following message: Could not send command to scanner. Check ...
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Epson V33 Perfection not working with 14.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. My Epson V33 Perfection worked under 12.04, but not any more. xsane find scanner: "Failed to start scanner: Invalid argument". How do I fix this? ...
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Invalid argument - Brother scanner not working after upgrade (brscan2 driver)

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy). Scanning via my MFC-420CN had been working in Ubuntu and Linux Mint installs up though Olivia and Oneric. However once I upgraded from these, scanning ...
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Install Canon scanner

I cannot install my Canon Canoscan LiDE 70 flatbed scanner on my Dell Dimension 3000 computer on which I replaced Windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04.4. The installation disk does not operate. It this ...
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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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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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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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Accessing scanners attached to thin clients

I have been using LTSP in one distribution or another for the last 10 years. We currently have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS LTSP deployed at several sites and have begun the process of migrating them to Ubuntu ...
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Samsung scanner scx 3205w doesn`t work on ubuntu 14.04

I have a multifunction device printer\scanner Samsung scx 3205w. The printer works normally, but the scanner cannot be recognized or found through the USB. I`m new on ubuntu but my last laptop was HP ...
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gscan2pdf does not let me choose 150 resolution

I got a Workforce-3520 printer scanner with ADF scan. Drivers seem to work and I can scan my documents with gscan2pdf but scanning is pretty slow @300 resolution. Unfortunately I can not choose 150dpi ...
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Downloaded drivers for my Canon scanner but now what?

I have a Canon mp180 printer/scanner and the printer works fine with 12.04 lts. But my scanner is not detected. I followed the instructions on SANE - Installing a scanner that isn't auto-detected ...
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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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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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Canon MP280 scanner not working

I have a Canon mp280 all-in-one. I have tried many things to get the scanner to work but everything failed. When I run sane - find - scanner ubuntu replies: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], ...
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HP Scanjet 4890 does not work properly in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and was setting up the perifrials. All went well and the scanner recognized right away though as a Scanjet 4850C instead of a 4890. I tried simple scan and only got ...
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Cannon MP140 set up

Anyone help me please. I want to install my Canon printer-scanner MP140 with Ubuntu with results so far. I can't print excel, words, pdf documents.
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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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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 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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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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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?