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Fujitsu S1300i advances document but doesn't scan

I'm using a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. Using sudo as a temporary workaround to minimise any permissions problems: $ sudo sane-find-scanner found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5 [FUJITSU], product=0x128d ...
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Assigning ehci-pci to an Epson V33 scanner instead of xhci_hcd

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 on two computers. Computer A is a DELL Aptitude E5430 laptop, whereas Computer B is a home-mounted desktop, with an ASUS H87-Plus motherboard. I have been ...
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Canon MP600 USB-connected Scanner is not recognized by sane-find-scanner

I have a Canon Pixma MP600, which is supported by xsane with pixma backend. I have Xubuntu 12.04, this is the result of sudo sane-find-scanner -v command: searching for USB scanners: checking ...
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Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I can't get my Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II to work on ubuntu 14.04 64bit. sane-find-scanner and sudo sane-find-scanner both produce: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x190d ...
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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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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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Fingerprint reader malfunction HP dv7

I have an HP Pavilion dv7 with a Validity VFS301 Fingerprint reader. I have tried multiple fingerprint reading software, including Fprint, but all of them give the same problem: It registers that ...
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canoscan 9000f mark II on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the CanoScan 900F Mark II on Ubuntu 14.04. Using the hints from Ubuntu 14.04 setup for Canoscan 9000 Mark II, I am able to detect the scanner and scanimage -L shows the correct ...
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Is there package I can install for using a webcam as a document scanner?

My scanner recently broke and I'm looking for a way to scan multi-page documents using my web camera. Ideally, I'd like some sort of program that would analyse/average multiple images from the webcam ...
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scanner of Samsung SCX-4200 does not work on ubuntu 12.10

I have a Samsung SCX-4200 multifunction printer/scanner which works fine under Windows 8. The printer works fine under Ubuntu 12.10, but the scanner doesn't work. "sudo sane-find-scanner" find ...
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Wifi connection to scanner not working

I have a Samsung NC10 running Ubuntu 12.04 with wifi connection to a Netgear DG834PN router with wifi connection to an Epson SX515W multi function printer. I also have a desktop machine running 12.04 ...
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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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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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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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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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Multifunction canon MG2520 printer installed scanner not detected

I have been through I can't even remember all the edits. Yet my scanner is not detected. Used all the efforts names and this printer scanner is supported yet there fails to be a comprehensible guide ...
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how to setup simple scan on a local USB brother printer

There are similar questions out there, no answers yet. I have found; Brother-L2540D: setup brscan4 for usb printer Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use ...
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HP-3670 Scanner on Ubuntu 12.04 machine

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I connect my HP-3670 Scanner the mouse stops working. Both mouse and scanner are connected through USB ports. How can I resolve this issue?
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Upgraded to 14.04 now HP F2480 aio printer works but scanner does not was OK with 12.04

After upgrading to 14.04 HP F2480 aio printer works but scanner does not. It was OK with 12.04. Please be explicit as I am a newbie. TIA
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I can't use my HP Deskjet 2050 scanner

I have a HP Deskjet 2050, I installed it's driver and I think it worked ( I doesn't have ink to test), but I just wanted to use it's scanner and I can't find how to do it. There's already another ...
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Scanning with ClamAV returns 10820 errors - Infected Joomla site with Trojan Iframe.MA

My server seems to have been infected with a Trojan. I run a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS When I approach one of the sites on my server my windows eset scanner blocks the link. Throwing a "Trojan ...
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sane not finding HP Scanjet G3110

I'm trying to install an HP Scanjet G3110 that I was given onto my printer server that is running Ubuntu 14.04.3. I've installed sane and the hp3900 backend that is listed as giving basic support for ...
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LTSP Thin Clients can't see usb flash drives and other devices

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit as an LTSP server and I have several 32bit thin clients attached to it. They have USB keyboards and mice and they work fine, but they don't recognize USB drives, scanners and ...
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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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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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Xsane : black and white ICC lack or error

I made a ICC color profile for my scanner I can use it in Xsane. But if I want to scan a BW image, Xsane doesn't find a BW ICC profile. If I use the color one as BW, Xsane claims for error because ...
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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 ...
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Cannot scan after plugging USB scanner into running system, reboot required

I am using an Epson Photo Perfection scanner with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed the Linux drivers successfully but I still have the following annoying problem. I cannot use the scanner when ...
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Opensource-supported scanner

I'm trying to find scanner (A3) which works without any black magic or proprietary software, with drivers in upstream of sane/kernel. Are they exists? I've tried to find any information, but it all ...
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Brother ADS-2000 ADF Duplex Scanning not working

I'm running 12.04. First, here are the instructions I followed to set up the printer. Brother Solutions Center : Brother Driver for Linux Distributions And it was easy, and it works just fine with ...
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SCX-4521F scanner is not working ubuntu 14.04 amd64

I installed the Samsung Unified Driver for the scx 4521F and printing works. Neither program can find a scanner though: sane-find-scanner, SimpleScan and Xsane all reporting "no scanner found" Also ...
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brother mfc 7360n scaner and ubuntu 14.04

so i run ubuntu 14.04 i386 on a new box. and my old printer/scaner that used to work isnt fully working now. printer is working fine. scaner isnt working. even after going over many documentry and ...
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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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How to make a chmod change permanent

I've recently had to install a brother Printer on a PC with Ubuntu 12.04. To make the scanner work, I’ve had to put this line in terminal: sudo chmod o+wr /dev/bus/usb/00*/* I found this in a ...
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How to get the scanner working on HP CM1312 MFP and Ubuntu 13.10

I searched the AskUbuntu and got to two questions about the same issue, which I could not answer because I don't have enough karma :(. So I am posting the solution here. After clean install, and ...
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How do I get a Brother 8065DN scanner to work over network?

I've looked for instructions at the brother website but it seems terribly outdated. I can use it as a printer but not as a scanner in my office, but I need several machines with the ability to scan ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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 ...