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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 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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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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Can malware (virus, trojans, etc.) operate within Ubuntu which is not connected to Internet? [on hold]

Pretty much sums the question. I have newest Ubuntu installed on a laptop which has a network problem, so can't install scanner either. Can malware (virus, trojans, etc.) operate within Ubuntu which ...
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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 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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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 ...
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Brother device in LAN not detected as a scanner but as a printer only since 16.04

I have two computerrs in the same LAN, where computer A is running Ubuntu 15.10 and computer B is running Ubuntu 16.04. There is a Brother MFC-8860DN multi function center device connected to the ...
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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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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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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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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: draganglas@draganglas-...
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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, dcp375cwcupswrapper-...
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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 errors....
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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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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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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?