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which scanner supported Ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

Which Scanner Brand supported ubuntu 12.04, i have also tyr hp 2410 but it model no close by hp conmpny so please suggest me .
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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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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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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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How do I improve the scanning experience in Libre Office?

Usually when scanning documents from my Brother scanner I use Libre Office as a front-end mainly for being able to then save the document as PDF, add my own text, or print it out. The procedures ...
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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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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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Getting a Samsung SCX-4100 to scan on 14.04

I followed the helpful advice on Q554686 [& checked my keying twice] but all I end up with is: "root@root-desktop:~$ scanimage -L No scanners were identified. If you were expecting ...
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why is “saned” disabled on boot Ubuntu 14.04?

My question is the same as why is "saned" disabled on boot Ubuntu 12.04? I am trying to get an old Samsung SCX-4100 to scan to LibreOffice on 14.04. I am a novice; the solution in the ...
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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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why is “saned” disabled on boot Ubuntu 12.04?

I want to know why the scanner utility saned is disabled on boot and how to resolve this issue. I have had this problem on 3 laptops and I cannot find a solution other than manually restarting 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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Packages needed for HP Scanner/Printer - unable to install libgnutls-dev and others

I am trying to fix my HP Officejet 4215v printer scanning functions. Everything works but the scanner (no scan software detected when I try to scan an object). I used the hplip link below and was ...
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Share usb barecode scanner with remmina remote desktop connection

I am responsible for the project to transform remaining windows xp computers into thin client to connect to a terminal server. So far so good. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I use Remmina to connect ...
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Color calibrate printer/ink/paper using the integrated scanner (without requiring a colorimeter/photometer device)

Ubuntu 15.04 has successfully recognized my All-In-One printer+scanner Canon PIXMA MG3550 as a Canon MG3500 series. Scanning and black-and-white printing are correct :-) But color printing does not ...
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How do I get Artec e+ 48u to work on Xubuntu 14.10 (amd64)

Symptoms: When I open Xsane, I get an error that it cannot find my scanner. simple-scan will open, but when I click the scan button I get a failed to scan error. The properties child window is what ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Installing Epson printer/ scanner

How can I install my Epson ME Office 535 All-in-one printer/scanner in Ubuntu 13.04? .
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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 can I install multifunction printer-scaner Samsung SCX-3405 on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I use such printer on my lab top. It can only print but it cannot scan. I want to know how can I install this device driver. Thank you.
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How can I link my Canon MG5650 scanner to Ubuntu?

I have a multi-purpose printer (scanner/printer/copier) Canon MG5650. I can now print wirelessly, how can I add it as a scanner to Ubuntu?
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Scanner problem - Espon Stylus NX420 All-In-One

I have an Epsom NX420 all-in-one printer. The printer was just plug & play and works fine as a wireless network printer....but I cannot get the scanner to work. It seems that this printer is not ...
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Barcode scanner Honeywell ms5145 only outputting to terminal

I have this barcode scanner. When I read any barcode (ean-13) it prints this number 056053057052048048051056052053054052050070010. The number is printed only in the terminal. In a text editor or web ...
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HP Scanjet 4890 does not work properly in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and was setting up the perifrials. All went well and the scanner recognized right away though as a Scanjet 4850C instead of a 4890. I tried simple scan and only got ...
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Installing EPSON GT-S80 Workforce scanner & printer drivers

I'm not Ubuntu/Linux saavy at all.. can someone please give me specific well-articulated instructions on how to download and install the drivers for the abovementioned scanner/printer/fax unit?
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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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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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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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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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SANE: sane-find-scanner works (now) scanimage and frontend do not

Having done what I hope is due diligence in researching this answer I'm stuck. I've recompiled and installed sane and libusb as needed to ensure their integrity. I've also edited the various .conf ...
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Canon MB2320: Scangear works, but simplescan and xsane don't find scanner

The title pretty much says it all. Picked the Canon MB2320 largely because it came with Linux drivers, and I have to say that installing it was a snap. So was installing the Canon scanner utility ...
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Install Canon MX472 scanner on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm trying to install my multifunction printer on Ubuntu. The printer is ok. But can't make Ubuntu recognize the scanner. I tried with xsane, but doesn't detect any devices It's a wireless ...
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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...