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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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Brother MFC-8860DN not detected as a scanner after installing 16.04

I have two machines in the same LAN, where machine A is running 15.10 and machine B 16.04. There is a Brother MFC-8860DN multi function center, too. Both machines recognize the MFC-8860DN as a ...
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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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Rear car windshield lines, dotes, shaded parts around the edge [on hold]

How to scan the rear car windshield of a car ? Import it to Illustrator or Photoshop and do set it (via vectors or other methods) to be ready to be printed out on big papers with same windshield ...
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Scan from scanner and directly print to another printer (2 devices)

I have a Canon PIXMA MFP that can duplex scan a stack with its document feeder. I have a separate Brother Duplex Laserprinter. The Canon is over WiFi and can scan easily with the Simple Scan ...
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Installing Canon LIDE120 un Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the device using the hints in Running Canon 120 LiDE scanner on Ubuntu 14.04 Running sudo sane-find-scanner -v -v results in found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], ...
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How to make Brother DCP540CN scanner function in 16.04 LTS

I've been using Ubuntu for a few years and I'm very happy with it. Two days ago I wiped my hard drive and installed 16.04 LTS (64 bit). I was using 14.04 LTS prior to this. since doing this I've been ...
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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 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 ...
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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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Medion Scanner MD90093

I have a Medion Scanner MD90093, how i can install this in Ubuntu 15.10 ? I like to use with XSANE but the Program tell: NO SCANNER FOUND ! Thanks
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Scanner for 16.04 [closed]

I'm interested in a good scanner which should work good in Ubuntu 16.04 with a graphic program. Bestseller on amazon is canon lide 220, but there seems to be some problems with the driver. Can you ...
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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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Installing Iscan for Epson SX425W

I downloaded the All-In-One package for the SX420, as this was the one listed for my specific printer, extracted it, and ran intall.sh in a terminal. The output was as follows: ...
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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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Brother printer does not work after installation

I have problems with the installation of a Brother Printer Model DCP-375CW. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I downloaded the drivers for linux from the brother website, ...
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Canon Pixma MG2500 scanner local network does not work

I bought this printer: http://www.canon.it/printers/inkjet/pixma/pixma_mg2550/ I had attached it to my ubuntu server, I had configured this printer with cups and it works perfectly, but I have some ...
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Does the ScanSnap IX500 work with Ubuntu?

Fujitsu just released their latest scanner, the ScanSnap IX500. Does this scanner work with Ubuntu, or Linux in general?
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Network scanner (Canon) stops after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

I have just upgraded Kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 - all very nice. The machine is working well, and I can print to the Canon pixma mx420 with no problems as before, but both Skanlite and xsane return ...
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Hp scanner not work but printer work after install 16.04

in Ubuntu-gnome 16.04 hplip software not find all-in-one printer (127fn) . gnome can find printer and work fine but scanner not work(usb and network)! the output of hplip-setup command: HP Linux ...
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How to work out HP Scanjet 200 on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am a newbie in scanner configuration. I try to work out HP Scanjet 200 on Ubuntu 16.04. When give command in simple-scan I got error as: [bjnp] create_broadcast_socket: ERROR - bind socket to local ...
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How do I install Epson scanner v330 in 16.04

I downloaded the drivers from Epson and followed the simple instructions. I'm no expert so I don't know what the terminal output is telling me (see below). page1 page2
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“Iscan” only runs as root

I've upgraded to ubuntu 12.04, and I now want to run "iscan" (I've updated the packages like I did before). When I run iscan as a regular user, it says: "COuld not send command to scanner". But ...
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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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Driver 138a:0090 Fingerprint reader Validity Sensors

I know that there has been similar posts about certain Fingerprint devices not being recognized, so I hope I'm not double posting. In my case it's the VFS7500 sensor from Validity Sensors lsusb: Bus ...
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How do I remove a scanner?

I have an HP all-in-one unit with scanner, connected via the network. It has moved around IP addresses in the past due to our DHCP server not giving consistent addresses across resets. (The latter ...
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Unable to scan using scanimage but xsane works

I am unable to scan using scanimage app but xsane works It always give "Document Feeder is out of documents"
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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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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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VMware linux vm unable to scan a virtual disk

I have attached a disk to linux vm on VMware hypervisor of disk size 8GB and remove the disk,again i have attache a disk to same linux vm of disk size 4GB and if we do the fdisk -l the disk size shown ...
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ESP 5250 scanner problem

I have the following: HP computer with Ubuntu 16.04 installed, ESP 5250 AIO on a USB port. The printer part of the ESP 5250 works but the scanner does not work. I have not used the scanner since I got ...
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How to setup Canon iR2520 Network Scanner?

I have at my workplace Canon imageRUNNER 2520 Scan/Print machine. I managed to setup printing but scanning I don't know how. Can somebody help me?
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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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Samsung SCX-4200 Scanner not working (printing OK) 14.04

I have somehow lost the possiblity of scanning using my Samsung SCX-4200 3in1 printer. Priting works fine using the Linux driver, provided at initial instalation, however scanning stalls and fails. ...
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I have only one scanner installed. But Ubuntu shows two

I have only an HP Deskjet 2540 installed in Ubuntu 16.04. But in scanner, it shows two devices For example, when I start Xsane it shows two available devices. The device is connected via wifi only. ...
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Kodak ESP C310 scanner on Ubuntu 12.04 usb

I've read the posts here with no help. Has anybody gotten the Kodak ESP C310 scanner working on Ubuntu 12.04? I've tried the sane backends with still no luck. Any help would be appreciated.
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What's the best, simplest OCR solution?

I'd like to scan a good amount of papers I have lying around, with the least possible hassle. I would like to convert them to images using Simple Scan, then convert them to text using OCR. Is there a ...
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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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Trying to use Epson XP-420 printer as a scanner

I have an Epson XP-420 all-in-one printer. The printer works OK. However, I cannot get the scanner working. I installed the linux driver and had the Image Scan for Epson application showing up. But, ...
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how to make Samsung CLX-3185 scanner-part work?

I have the Samsung CLX-3185 printer/scanner. The printer-part works fine using 3175 drivers found by (Xubuntu/XFCE) printer setup wizard. However it does not seem to recognize the scanner part. Xsane ...
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How to find ppd's in printer-driver-escpr?

I am installing an Epson XP-830 printer. Openprinting doesn't list it (it's new), but the -820 seems like a close match. (Epson's own website also gives similar if not identical instructions for ...
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How do I install proprietary drivers for my Brother all-in-one printer/scanner/fax?

Guides on how to install drivers for a Brother all-in-one network printer are either for older devices or are rather complicated as they often involve editing or copying system files in my root ...
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EPSON XP-235 Expression Home printer installed but WONT JUST PRINT

So I recently got an Epson XP-235 Expression Home printer and I have tried everything to the best of my ability, but IT WONT JUST PRINT. My computer is a Sony vaio with a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Can you remove printer/scanner support?

My laptop doesn't have a printer or a scanner connected and never will, as it doesn't work with my printer because of wrong cables. Is there a possibility to remove the printing/scanning related ...
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Does Samsung SL-M2070 work with ubuntu 14.04?

I'm planning to buy a Samsung SL-M2070 Multifunction Priter. Can you reinforce me that this device works with ubuntu 14.04? In particular to the scanner functionality. Thank you,
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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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Installing scanner

I am trying to install a new scanner (a Canon Canoscan 9000F Mark II, which is fully supported by SANE, according to the list of SANE-supported scanners. I have downloaded and compiled the current ...
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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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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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Epson GT-10000 Scanner problem

I have an Epson GT-10000 scanner hooked up to a SCSI card (Adaptec PCI SCSI 7850 (2904) card on my computer. The furthest I got with it is that I got Epson Scan opened up and it tried to scan but then ...