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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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Running Canon 120 LiDE scanner on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 virtually. I know that the Canon 120 LiDE cannot run on Ubuntu, but would I be able to run it through Windows 7 virtually?
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Scanner Epson L210 for Ubuntu 16.04 is not working

I have installed the latest iscan driver from Epson, but the scanning function in Ubuntu 16.04 is still not working. Does anyone have a solution?
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brother 7040 (all-in-one) printing works but I can't use scanner

Linux newcomer on an older machine, I used the brother.com suggested files and got the printer working but not the scanner. simple scan says "failed to scan, unable to connect to scanner." I'm not ...
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Set up Kiosk in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I received call one of a company. They are implementing and installing Ubuntu Desktop OS in there client systems and they need: Create one user as a temporary user and that user should have 3 ...
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Is there a good software to correct scanner defects?

I have an old scanner that apparently has some defects. When I connected it to my Linux laptop and scanned a white A4 paper I got this. But with "Windows Fax and Scan" I got this which is almost ...
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sane stopped working after update to 16.04

I've been using my Canon I-Sensys 8280 scanner wireless for a couple months and it worked fine, when I updated to 16.04 LTS it suddenly stopped working. It seems to be detected scanimage -L reports a ...
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how to collectively recognize and crop pages (image files) with text

Is there an app that can recognize and crop pages, and by pages I mean only the borders that include text? I use a camscanner (mustek MCS A3pro) and I can't get the provided software to work on ubuntu ...
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How to Scan A4 in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 with a network connected Epson (XP-800) Multifunction Printer/Scanner. I have Simple Scan, iScan and Xsane installed. All three applications can scan from the scanner. However, ...
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camscanner and cropping pages

I've got a camscanner (mustek mcs 500 A3 pro) which I use to scan books. The ubuntu version I use is 16.04 lts. The problem I face is that, although I have successfully installed via wine the software ...
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How can I turn photos of paper documents into a scanned document?

My scanner has broken! I do have a good camera though so I've taken a few photos of the documents I want to scan... However they look like photos of paper, not scanned documents: Images aren't flat ...
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Lenovo ideapad can't scan for wifi signal after Ubuntu installation [closed]

I am a newbie at Ubuntu and have reached my limit trying to get my laptop which has no ethernet port to connect. $ sudo lshw -enable TEST stacy-computer description: Computer ...
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Brother DCP-145C prints but Can't Scan over Network

I'm using a Brother DCP-145C on Ubuntu. The printer is plugged into a Windows machine via USB. The printer works (after I downloaded the drivers from Brother). The scanner does not. I downloaded and ...
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XSane fails to open device (invalid argument)

I'm new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 15.10 few days ago. I can successfully print on my Canon i-SENSYS MF4890dw, but when trying to scan with Xsane I get the following: Failed to open device 'pixma:...
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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 sane-find-...
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xsane cannot find my scanner

On Ubuntu 14.04, just installed xsane .0998, and it cannot find my device, EPSON Perfection V330 Photo. The device has been connected and powered on. What can be done?
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unable to install scanner

sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the result is different from what you expected, first make sure your scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer. No ...
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Canon CanoScan LiDE 25 Ubuntu 14.04 lts Failed to Scan

I am attempting to get any scanner to work on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I'm currently attempting to run a Canon CanoScan LiDE 25. I have tried both XSane and Simple Scan. I've tried running from Terminal with ...
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HP printer installed and the scanner doesn't work

I've got a new printer HP Envy 5540. I downloaded and installed the printer with duplexer but I'm not able to use the scanner.
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Does XEROX WorkCentre 3025V_BI work with ubuntu 14.04?

I'm planning to buy a XEROX WorkCentre 3025V_BI Multifunction Printer/Scanner. Its specifications says that it's compatible with Ubuntu 10.04-13.04. Does anyone of you have one? Can you reinforce me ...
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HP MFP M225Dn can print but cannot scan - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up a HP MFP M225Dn multifunction printer/scanner on a local network with 3 Linux PCs (one with 16.04, one with 14.04, one with Mint 17.3 - based on 14.04). Printing was o.k. on 16.04,...
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DHCP server setup and controlling a DHCP client in the form of a laser scanner

I have set up a DHCP server on my computer(Ubuntu 14.04) .I have viewed my 'connection information' and gave the following parameter values in my /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf file subnet 192.168.3.0 ...
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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 windows 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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Xubuntu 16.04 - simple scan not working with my scanner

I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 and my scanner is a CanoScan LiDE 110. Simple Scan is giving me a "unable to start scan" error and sometimes crashes when I attempt to scan again after being given the error....
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Epson Perfection 4180 Scanner

Could someone post an explanation/direction with links to necessary files to make Ubuntu 15.10 recognize and use my Epson Perfection 4180? I have searched and tried many online solutions here and ...
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Not working brother Scanner in Ubuntu 16.04 though driver installed

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and a brother DCP-375CW, a printer and scanner all in one. I downloaded the drivers and used the Driver Install Tool by brother. This is the result: the system says the ...
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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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Scanner / printer firewall

My firewall is blocking the scanner from working but the printer works fine. Obviously when i turn off the firewall they both work. I can't figure out how to configure the firewall to allow the ...
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How to install HP Scanjet 8270 in ubuntu 12.04

I have HP Scanjet 8270 Scanner and want to install in my ubuntu 12.04. How to install it? I tried HPLIP, HP Toolkit and search through internet. but nothing works. So, how to install it?
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S1300I scanner issues under Ubuntu 16.04 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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Epson scanner no longer recognised

I have Lubuntu 15.04 on Dell E6410, Epson printer xp-310 all in one series. The printer is working fine after finding downloading the drivers. I was using the scanner by opening simple scan, but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: simple-scan I/O error

While attempting to scan with simple-scan, I very often (but not always!) get an I/O error telling me that the scanner is unreachable. I don't think it's a physical connection issue (cable or USB port ...
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Xsane Canon MX922 Ubuntu 14.04 not recognized

I would like to be able to scan from my Canon MX 922 to my machine using xsane. I have xsane installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10. Under 14.04, I get "no devices available". Under 15.10, i get "...
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16.04 and Brother DCP-7040 scanner

Has anyone been able to get a dcp-7040 scanner working properly? On 14.04 I've gotten it to work by using the Brother install tool adding # Brother scanners ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9", ATTRS{...
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Brother MFC-7860DW and scan through network

We have about 15 PCs in office with Ubuntu 14.04/15.10/16.04 and 2 Brother MFC-7860DWR that connect to LAN(Ethernet). I downloaded and installed drivers from Brother's support site(i used manual on ...
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How to install hp scanjet 200 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Unable to scan with hp scan-jet 200. When I type lsusb command in terminal it shows the scanner details. I opened the simple scan which displays no scanners found, and x sane image scanners also ...
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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 epson-inkjet-printer-201303w:...
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Xerox WorkCentre 3045 Scanner Driver for Ubuntu 16.04

I have recently purchased this multifunction printer and installed the printer successfully through cups but the scanner is not getting detected. I have tried many alternatives with xsane but failed. ...
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Need help with ScanSnap S1500 Ubuntu 16.04

Building a clean install of 16.04. I am having problems getting my Fijitsu ScanSnap S1500 recognized. In SimpleScan, I get a Failed to scan Unable to connect to scanner error. Though if I click on ...
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Add Timestamp USB barcode scanner

I bought a USB Honeywell 5145 barcode scanner And want to add for each scan system- time and date. I searching for a way to connect with the USB port for data tweaking. Tried Gnome terminal but that ...
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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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How to install 'Doxie go' scanner in Ubuntu 12.04?

There is no Linux version driver for Doxie go scanner by Manufacturer. Whether driver is available by other developers for Ubuntu 12.04? Simple scan didn't recognize the scanner. Works well with ...
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Scan app for Samsung SCX-4100

Trying to get a scanner app or program or anything for my Samsung SCX-4100 to scan onto Ubuntu 14.10. Have tried 6 of the scanner programs, but they cannot see the scanner. It works OK with Windows! ...
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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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How to install Epson L210 scanner in Ububtu 16.04? [duplicate]

Epson L210 printer and scanner was working in Ubuntu 14.04 but upgrading to 16.04 only printer is working. I have the scanner driver deb amd 64 package but I don't know how to install.
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scan multiple pages using the scan button on DCP-7065DN and xsane

I have a Brother DCP7065DN scanner/printer and I'm running xsane under Kubuntu 14.04. I have several pages to scan. I want to be able to initiate the scan of each page from the scanner using its ...
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Simple Scan, duplex scan Epson WF-3620 not working

I setup my Epson WF-3620 all in one printer / fax / scanner today. After installing the necessary drivers via Ubuntu repositories (sudo apt install epson-inkjet-printer-escpr) and Epsons website (...
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hardware - EPSON L365 Scanner

I've managed to install some packages provided by Seiko Epson and have my printer work normally. However, I can't get the scanner to work. It's a EPSON L365 Multifunction printer/scanner/photocopier. ...
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how to run the scanner in brother dcp-9015cdwe?

I tried to get the scanner working with the drivers brother supports but it does not. Installation of the drivers was no problem. The printer runs without any problem. The dcp-9015 is connected by ...