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How do I get a Samsung SCX3200 multifunction printer/scanner working?

I bought samsung scx3200 multifunction printer i think that printing is easy as Ubuntu define the printer by default but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan ...
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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 do I get the Brother DCP-135C scanner to work?

I have a Brother DCP-135C printer/scanner connected to my Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 machine. I have managed to get the printer working, but it doesn't recognise the scanner. I have installed the drivers ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 cannot connect to scanner

Upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. Scanner HP CM1312 MFP worked flawlessly, untill upgrade. After upgrade ´unable to connect to scanner´, both in ´Simple Scan´ and ´Gscan2pdf´. Could this bug be ...
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Brother's scanner is not working on Ubuntu 12.10 32-bits

I have a brother DCP J125 I have downloaded and installed the scanner driver but Simple Scan shows that it couldn't detect any scanner. I'm running on Ubuntu 12.10 32bits, the steps show in the ...
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Canon MP280 All in One prints but scanner not recognized

I recently installed 12.04 LTS after not using any Linux distro for several years. My Canon MP280 worked perfectly as far as printing goes and I was even able to set it up on a Samba share and print ...
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iscan doesn't work with Epson WF-3520

I'm trying to use iscan to scan some documents from my printer epson WF-3520. The problem is that if I try to run iscan program I get the following message: Could not send command to scanner. Check ...
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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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Which Canon flatbed scanners are supported in 12.04?

How do I find out which Canon flatbed scanners are supported in Ubuntu 12.04? Specifically I need to know if the Canon LiDE 110 is supported?
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Canon MG5320 not recognized by Simple Scan (prints fine)

Displays 'No scanners detected' 'Please check if connected and power on'
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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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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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How make scanner function of Canon MG5250 work? (MG5200 series)

I just bought a Canon MG5250 multifunction printer because I thought that it would work well with Ubuntu, and the printing function is installed using these instructions. But I still need to get the ...
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xsane exits with “Invalid argument” while scanning with Brother DCP-J725DW, what does it mean? [closed]

Brother DCP-J725DW scan is not functioning in Ubuntu 13.04. xsane error: Failed to open device 'brother4:bus1;dev2': Invalid argument.
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Brother MFC-7420 Scanner on Ubuntu 12.04: Invalid Argument

I have a Brother MFC-7420, which also works as a scanner. I have attached this machine to a computer running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit via USB. I installed the following package: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Brother DCP-7065DN

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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“Dependancy is not satisfiable” in trying to install two drivers for my Epson NX420 printer/scanner

I am trying to get the wireless scanner part of my Epson NX420 printer working over wifi with my ubuntu 12.10 desktop computer. I went to the epson website here ...
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Printer scanner driver for Epson Workforce WF-5320

Having trouble with setup here. I have 64-bit Ubuntu Unity 12.10. First I ran sudo apt-get install xsltproc Then I clicked accept on the Epson website here. I downloaded ...
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Setting up a Network Printer

I have a Canon MP970 printer and I want to setup network printing and scanning on my laptop. I got it set up on my desktop (running Windows 8 Release Preview x64). How do I start?
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Xsane: Failed to open device `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_C5100_series?zc=HP5180': Error during device I/O

Printing from an application works. The hp-toolbox sometimes cannot connect. And Xsane pops the error message as in the title. Connected through the network, I can ping the device, I can print to it. ...
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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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Can't find scanner [duplicate]

HP Photosmart C5250 works fine as printer. How do I get Simple Scan &/or Scanlite to find the HP C5250 scanner? Both Applications report "Sorry no devices found". All-in-One printer scanner is on ...
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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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sharing canon all in one over network

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an old computer I want to use as a file and printer server in a small office. I have samba sharing set up for file sharing and I've been able to get all the computers ...
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Canon PIXIA MP 230

How do I get scanner working on 12.04? Looked at Searching for printer/scanner canon pixma mp230 (32bit) ubuntu 12.04 drivers and how to install downloaded scanner driver, run but nothing happened. ...
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After upgrading to 12.04 the scanner from Brother Printer MFC-290C does not work

I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04 from 11.10. The printer works, but the scanner doesn't now. In 11.10 I had to install a special driver from Brother. The printer's model is Brother MFC-290C. The computer is ...
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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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HP Printer does not scan any document in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 11.10 for last 2 or 3 days. I like it. Now problem is that, When I installed my printer HP F2180 on ubuntu. It prints very well in ubuntu.but, I cannot scan any type of document ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Printer Brother DCP j140w not work

Printer Brother DCP j140w installed without a problem, but it does not work. Why? What is the problem? Interestingly, the scanner is working. What's going on?
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Epson perfection v30 scanner installation problem

Further to my Epson V30 scanner installation problems, below is the message when the key driver file installation is attempted. I see many people have successfully installed their V30. Has anyone ...
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How can I get my Brother DCP-135C to scan properly?

I have just intalled from scratch my Ubuntu 11.10 64-bits on my desktop and everything is working just fine. I've also had no problem to get the printer function of my Brother DCP-135C working with no ...