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Epson Perfection V19 scanner unrecognized

I have an Epson perfection v19 scanner. I have iscan-data, iscan, and sane installed. When I run iscan, it says to "check the printer status". Xsane also does not recognize it. How do I scan?
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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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Epson XP-202 driver for Ubuntu 15.04

I did install Ubuntu 15.04 today...my printer Epson XP-202 is not working! Am looking for the driver...Does anyone know where I can find it?
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My scanner (HP Scanjet 3800) works, but it makes weird noises and other unsettling things [closed]

I've tried scanning in Ubuntu 14.04 and got good results, however I heard scanner making weird noises, such as a grinding sound at the beginning of the scanning process. The most unnerving thing ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 (and Mint 17.1) will not detect Canon scanner MP237 (MP230 series)

I just purchased a new multi-function Canon unit ... MP237; copier, printer and scanner. I have Simple Scan and XSane; along with Gimp, installed. I can print and copy (as far as I know) just fine. ...
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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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printer, scanner and xerox canon pixma mg2450

I have a printer with multiple functions: scanner, printer and xerox. I can not scan with ubuntu, the scanner can not be found. I had the same problem on Linux Mint. Hope I'll get an answer. Best ...
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Epson Scanner, part of XP-310 Printer, not working in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04

I finally got printer working, but the scanner isn't being recognized... I have sane installed, but it is still as if I have no printer plugged in. "No printer detected", any suggestions as to how to ...
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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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How can I install Panasonic Kx-MB 1900 SX All-in-one scanner 64 bit

How can i install Panasonic KX-MB 1900SX scanner in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits in my HP laptop and also desktop either terminal or from software centre. by RaveendraNath
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Install HP 5740 office-jet all-in-one on ubuntu 15.04

I updated from ubuntu 14 to 15.04 so HPLIP 3.15.2 is installed and in theory the HP printer officejet 5740 e-all-in-one should be supported. Yet the HPLIP does not recognize the printer from the USB ...
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SANE Support for Canon LiDE 220?

I ordered a Canon LiDE 210 scanner because the SANE website says it's "completely" supported. The vendor delivered a Canon LiDE 220, and it's not recognized. Is this fixable, or must I return the ...
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Install a Canon Canoscan Lide 110

How do I install a Canon Canoscan Lide 110? I gather from previous postings that it's possible but it's not clear to me what to do. I need step by step instructions please. Thanks.
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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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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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Simple Scan : no scanners available, Ubuntu 15.04

I have two Ubuntu computers on the same network. The old one uses Ubuntu 14.04. Simple scan works perfectly with my Samsung SCX-3205w. The new one uses Ubuntu 15.04. On it, simple scan cannot find the ...
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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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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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How to get my scanner work on ubuntu

I am a HP deskjet f380 All in one printer that has a in built scanner too. The printer is working fine. But the scanner is not. Whenever I give a scan, it says I/O error, cannot interact with ...
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How to access Canon CR-50 check scanner connected to Ubuntu 12.04 using CLI?

I am developing a project which needs to access Canon CR-50 check scanner using PHP. How can I make it work? I am currently working on Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) machine, any solution will help me a lot. I ...
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USB 2.0 device (scanner) does not work with xhci_hcd on USB 3.0 system

I'm trying to scan with samsung scx-4200 which is a printer with scanner. When I connect my brother's laptop which has the same version of ubuntu(14.04), it works. I don't know how and why. He did not ...
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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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Samsung scanner SCX-4824FN not working

After searching for any possible solution, I couldn't find it. So I decided to ask here, thanks in advance. I have a Samsung SCX-4824FN multifunction printer. No problem with installation and ...
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How to disable an auto-detected default network scanner and use the USB scanner

I have a MFC scanner which was auto-detected through the network. When I try to use it, get invalid-argument therefore, I connected it via USB. Through USB it works however, the scanner programs ...
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Brother DCP-J140W does not scan (brscan4, USB connected)

My Brother DCP-J140W does print fine (took a week, but nevertheless). Installing the scanner drivers needed a lot (spread over 6 month) of trial and error, but worked in the end. I even upgraded ...
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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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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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I am trying to install a Scanshell 2000NR scanner manufactured by Card

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on a hp quadcore pavillion laptop and I cannot seem to get my Scanshell 2000NR scanner to function. It plugs into the USB port and I see that when I run demsg the following ...
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Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Cannot print to network printer but can use the scan function (via simple scan.)

I have followed all suggestions mentioned in "Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use the scan function." I have the opposite (can/cannot) situation for ...
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Cannot scan after plugging USB scanner into running system, reboot required

I am using an Epson Photo Perfection scanner with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed the Linux drivers successfully but I still have the following annoying problem. I cannot use the scanner when ...
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How can I tell if My machine has installed drivers for a (network based) scanner?

as per My other question here: Help installing the network scanner from a Brother MFC-J6910DW? I have been suggested to check if My device drivers are installed, how can I do this? I have researched ...
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Help installing the network scanner from a Brother MFC-J6910DW?

The printer driver install and setup is completed and working fine. (Installed via Brothers install scripts) The machine is connected to the network on 192.168.1.4 and if I point a web browser 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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dependendy is not satisfiable: libcupsimage2

I'm trying to install libcupsimage2-dev package, but when I run it I get the message: dependendy is not satisfiable: libcupsimage2 (=1.4.3-1) But then I try to install libcupsimage2 1.4.4-7 and I ...
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How to set Brother Scanner Destination 14.10

Got a Brother DCP-7065 scanner installed OK. Working with simple and X-sane scaning OK. When scanning directed by PC they go to Home/brscan. Question is: when using scanner mounted buttons Scan to ...
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Installting an HP 6830 Scanner

I want to setup the scanner part of an HP Officejet 6830 on Ubuntu 14.04. The pinter is working with IP 192.168.1.105 and also connected with an USB cable. I've installed hplip 3.15.2 and hplip-gui, ...
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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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How to use iscan via WiFi (Epson L355)?

I achieved to configure my Epson L355 printer in Ubuntu 14.04. Both Easy Scan and gscan2pdf recognize the scan and work good via WiFi, but iscan does not. Iscan is only working via USB. It throws the ...
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Document Scanner, CanoScan N650U not reconised

I have tried the scan feature in Libre Office, downloaded a couple of scanners and nothing. The "Nothing" actually means just that, the Scanners plugged in to a USB port, none of the software is ...
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Scanimage works, but Xsane or any other UI does not

I moved from 12.10 to 14.04 and have a Canon Canoscan LiDE 25. It worked fine with Xsane on 12.10. Now I have the strange effect that I can use the scanner with scanimage all the time, but as soon as ...
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How do I make my new plustek opticbook 3800 work *sanely* on 14.04 LTS?

I just got a plustek optic book 3800. I also just reinstalled Ubuntu on my dell machine. I don't know if I have "sane" or not, or what it is or how it works. The plustek optic book 3600 is listed ...
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14.04 hp scanjet 3970

Sometimes it works at least for colour scans and sometimes it does not work with xsane. I downloaded sane-hp3900-SANE backend and tried to install via terminal and hp3900-series_0.12 and INSTALL.sh ...
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Scanner Not Found On Wireless Ubuntu 14.04

I was able to get the printer epson workforce wf-3520 to print wirelessly, but it can not find the scanner. Does anyone know the steps to get Ubuntu 14.04LTS to find the wireless scanner? It only ...
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Generic 'legasy' driver for HP Scanner (scanjet 2100C)

Does anyone have any idea where to find and how to set up the above? Ubuntu 14.04 LTS thanks
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Opensource-supported scanner

I'm trying to find scanner (A3) which works without any black magic or proprietary software, with drivers in upstream of sane/kernel. Are they exists? I've tried to find any information, but it all ...
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Access Scanner Via IP

I run a great Fujitsu iX500 on OS X, accessing it via wireless and scanning to a certain folder to my macbook via just pressing the button on the scanner once its properly logged into the WLAN. Now I ...
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How to get Fujitsu fi-6230 scanner to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Fujitsu fi-6230 scanner. I've recently bought a new laptop (~6 months ago) and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. My old laptop had Ubuntu 12.04 installed. On my old laptop the scanner worked. On my ...
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Epson Scanner sx218 - Works Intermittently

My Epson SX218 does not seem to be reliably recognised. I have installed the correct drivers from the Epson website. I have edited the /etc/sane.d/dll.conf file to contain the uncommented line - ...
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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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I need drivers for my Fujitsu fi6130 scanner

I really need to find drivers for my scanner Fujitsu fi6130. Running Ubuntu 14.4 LS