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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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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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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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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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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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Hp scanner not work but printer work after install 16.04

in Ubuntu-gnome 16.04 hplip software not find allinone printer (127fn) . gnome can find printer and work fine but scanner not work(usb and network)!! please help me!! the output of hplip-setup ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Brother DCP-7070 does not scan

I have a problem with scanning on my Brother DCP-7070DWR, Ubuntu 14.04 via GUI software like xsane or simplescan My printer connected via wifi. I have succesfully install printer and scanner ...
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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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How often do scanners work in a Windows Virtual Box under an Ubuntu host?

Please note that I am not asking how to set up this, as there are already excellent answers regarding that on this site. I'm asking how often this generally works: The host is an Ubuntu system (any ...
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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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Problem with CanoScan Lide 20 not working in ubuntu 14.10

I have a few weeks a new desktop PCs with Intel i5 processor with 8.1 installed dual boot windows and ubuntu 14:10 64 bits. My old pc and also in my notebook with ubuntu 14.04 were connected to the ...
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Getting my brother MFC-J825DW working as a network scanner

I've been attempting to set up my new brother multi-function device to work as a printer and scanner using the following steps. It is connected to the network as a LAN device, not directly connected ...
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Driver 38a: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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Is there a Document scanning and archiving software?

I'm looking for some kind of (free or open source) document management application which should allow me to store paper documents in my personal computer allowing me to add fields of information with ...
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canon lide does not scan the bottom of the page in text mode

When I scan a page in text mode, only the top 70-80% of the page is scanned (regardless of page settings; my paper is letter size, the page setting is letter, but the same result happens with a4 & ...
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In application Simply Scan ver 3.18.2 under Lubuntu 15.10 after open app is comment “ Failed to scan. Unable to connect to scanner.”

Condition: Lubuntu 15.10 Simple scan ver 3.18.2 Brother DPC7030 Program Simple Scan do not see scanner. Application message "Failed to scan. Unable to connect to scanner". In preferences app see ...
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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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saneimage with Canon MP280 on 15.10

I attempted to run scanimage against a Canon MP280 multi-function printer including scanning using the following command: scanimage -d "pixma:04A91746" >image with the following result: ...
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Canon MP495 Scanner not working

Running 12.04, installed and updated latest drivers for MP495 but nothing stil. latest drivers provided here: https://code.launchpad.net/~michael-gruz/+archive/canon-trunk/+packages Followed this ...
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HP Scanner not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I manually installed hplip ver. 3.16.3 in order to get my printer + scanner combo to work. My hardware is an HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125A. Here is the output of hp-scan -g HP Linux Imaging and Printing ...
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I am looking for drivers for my Epson Stylus CX4300 for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I haven't been able to find software drivers for my Epson Stylus CX4300. This is a multi-function device consisting of a printer and scanner. The articles on the forums refer to older versions of ...
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OCR Scan (Scan Snap IX500)

I do have a question related to IX500. When it comes to scan documents I face trouble when running OCR scan. Can anybody out there describe how you manage to get that running properly. best regards ...
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scanimage only recognizes scanner as ADF suddenly

I was using scanimage to scan some documents with my Brother DS-620 sheetfed scanner with the following command: scanimage --device 'dsseries:usb:0x04F9:0x60E0' \ --format=tiff \ ...
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Canon mf4820d scanner is not working

I have already installed followed printer driver on Ubuntu 15.10 and it is working well while printing but its scanner doesn't work. I use SIMPLE SCAN package for scanning but it shows an error. Is ...
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Simple Scan not recognizing Canon LiDE 25

I do sane-find-scanner and get: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x2220 [CanoScan]) at libusb:002:002 # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by ...
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accessing scanner through Ubuntu 15.10

I am learning about Ubuntu Linux and have converted a computer from Windows 7 to U. My scanning function is now gone (Brother MFC-J4310DW 3-in one). I have got the fax and printing okay, but it seems ...