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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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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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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
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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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Can't use Brother MFC-J625DW scanner as normal user

I have installed Brothers Linux drivers from their website and the printer function seems to work but the scanner function will not. Running Simple Scan I get the error: Unable to connect to scanner. ...
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HP Deskjet MFD printer

I have a HP Deskjet 2542 MFD printer. I am looking to use the scanner, with either Simple Scan or Xscane, but I cannot get it to do so. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 OS. In doing research, I discovered a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...