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How can I turn photos of paper documents into a scanned document?

My scanner has broken! I do have a good camera though so I've taken a few photos of the documents I want to scan... However they look like photos of paper, not scanned documents: Images aren't flat ...
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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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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 access Canon CR-50 check scanner connected to Ubuntu 12.04 using CLI?

I am developing a project which needs to access Canon CR-50 check scanner using PHP. How can I make it work? I am currently working on Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) machine, any solution will help me a lot. I ...
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Preventing port scanning

I want to prevent my server from being port scanning from Internet and if port scanning occurs, block source IP address for several minutes. Below my current iptables config: Lilith> iptables ...
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How to get Fujitsu fi-6230 scanner to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Fujitsu fi-6230 scanner. I've recently bought a new laptop (~6 months ago) and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. My old laptop had Ubuntu 12.04 installed. On my old laptop the scanner worked. On my ...
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Sharing Multifunction Center over Network?

I have a Brother MFC-J6920DW and courtesy of the official (Brother) software and drivers, I have both printing and scanning working fine over the wireless network (Wi-FI) - that is, Simple Scan, XSane ...
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Auto rotate scanned text

How to automatically rotate a scanned image? Even if you insert the paper into the scanned carefully. About one degree rotation is left. Is here no way to automatically rotate the scanned image? I ...
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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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File carving/recovering software 14.04.01

The story starts: Running ubuntu 13.10 -> copy files external -> update 14.04 -> copy files external -> update 14.10 -> Copy files external -> back to 14.04.1 -> Having no files in the external drive. ...
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Namp map only found three open ports in my computer?

I am a beginner in linux. I tried to scan the open port of my computer but I found that only three ports are opened which is port 80, 53 and 65535. Then, I tried to scan my android mobile phone. It ...
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Brother DCP-J140W

We have this printer in the office, three computers are hooked up to it using wireless. However, when we try and scan only 2 of the 3 printers show up in the menu on the printer. But, if I turn off ...
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How do I install Canon MX524 scanner

How can I use scanning function on wirelessly connected Canon Pixma MX524 with Ubuntu (Printing works O K)?
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Epson Stylus CX 5500 scanner not recognized by simple scan

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and would like to be able to scan documents with my epson Cx5500 but The installed "Simple scan" doesn't recognize it. I have tried Xsane but same problem.
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Multu Funtion Scanner Printer All in One

Need to know which Multifunction / All in Ones are compatible with kubuntu / Ubuntu Linux and give all of the functions I need, which are the ability to Scan Flat-bed, multi sheet and print all in one ...
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Separating images from text in a scanned PDF document

Regular PDF files consist of vector elements, such as text and vector graphics, and other embedded data, such as image files. Extracting the latter is quite easy with utilities such as pdfimages (as ...
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14.04 Simple Scan no longer starts, 'segmentation fault' when run in terminal

I can no longer run Simple-scan on 14.04 under kernel 3.13.0-34-generic. It quits before the UI loads and when I run simple-scan from terminal I get a segmentation fault. It's such a useful tool for ...
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Operate Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200xe on Ubuntu14.04 LTS

I can not install the scanner Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200XE on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, the scanner utilities can not recognize the device
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how to disable 'scanning btrfs filesystem' at system startup

After upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04, I get a message "scanning for btrfs file systems" at starting-up. I don't have any BTRFS filesystem. It delays the booting for about 15 seconds. I ...
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Canon MP237 can print but CANNOT scan

I have this Cannon MP237 (3-in-1) printer and I can print properly using the software on Ubuntu 14.04. However, I cannot scan with it. I even tried GIMP Image Editor but I still cannot do any ...
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Ubuntu and HP scanning

Help! just installed Ubuntu to replace XP. Excellent so far, except Ubuntu will not accept the install disc for my HP Deskjet F4580. It has recognised the item and allowed me to print even before I ...
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How can i install a network scanner to Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a multi-purpose printer (scanner/fax/printer/copier). Samsung M267x 287x. I have added it as a printer in Ubuntu 14.04. How can I add it as a scanner to Ubuntu?
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scan receipts with a GUI

I'm new to ubuntu, and I'm trying to find an application to scan my receipts in order to create an expense report. Is there any software available? Any help is greatly appreciated. thanks
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Simple Scan: PDF does not open on Android (Adobe reader) (dated 1970!)

I have been scanning some documents lately in order to have them with me on my android tablet or smartphone. I share them on DropBox and open them with Adobe reader. The problem is that most of the ...
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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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Scanner doesn't scan [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04. HP Scanjet 2400. Simple Scan 3.43 won't work. It just keeps loading forever. I "turned it off and on again (R)" and now it just says it can't connect to the scanner, despite the correct ...
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Sharp network scanner tool?

Hello i was searching but not found about sharp network scanner tool ? Is there any way my sharp machine scanner work with Ubuntu ??? Thanks !
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ADF Duplex HP5590

My problem is this, I have a scanner hp 5590 works very well, but when I indicated that ADF duplex scanning with the result are two sides into a single page, why? thanks
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automatic scan scheduled with clamtk for ubuntu 12.04 does not work

the automatic scanner that i have scheduled with clamtk for ubuntu 12.04 does not work. i have to do the job manually. is there a code i can punch into the console that will fix this problem so that ...
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How do I set up USB scanning with my Brother MFC-6800?

I have a Brother MFC-6800 and was able to set up the printer drivers all set up via synaptic. How do I get scanning working?
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Where's The Scanned Image?

Ubuntu 13.04 Gimp 2.8.4 HP OfficeJet 6600 scanner/printer hplip 3.12.11 (drivers & stuff for the HP scanner/printer) When I scan in GIMP (file->scan...), it gives me a "scan successful" message ...
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Scanning and making into a .jpg

How do scan a document to make it into a .jpg. I have an epson cx3650 and open office but this only saves in .odg which is not recognised in such things a facebook and other programmes.
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Help with scanning Issue

How do I set up the Lexmark S505 printer so it will scan documents? It prints fine, but I can't get it to scan documents into my computer.
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GUI program to resize pdf documents and change their DPI

I see that LibreOffice Draw should be able to open a pdf and export it with options for changing quality and DPI resolution. But the high-resolution scanned pdfs that I have are not properly opened in ...
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How to crop a multi-page (image/scanned) pdf file (which won't crop with pdfcrop)?

Usually, I'm pretty happy using pdfcrop, even though the cropped output usually consumes significantly more disk space. Note that comparable code does exist, which addresses and resolves this issue. ...
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Simple Scan - Changing the default output File Type to PDF and improving Compression?

Is there a way to change the default output file type in the 'Simple Scan' software provided with Ubuntu 12.10 to be a PDF rather than a JPEG? And is it possible to modify the compression settings on ...
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How do I get the scanner to work on a Samsung SCX 4521F Multi function printer?

How do i get ubuntu ti scan documents with a scx 4521F. It is installed as a printer but simple scan says not detected,
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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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Simple scan not working after upgrading to 12.10 (Xubuntu)

Since upgrading to 12.10 (Xubuntu), Simple Scan is not working anymore. I got scanning working with Xsane, but only if Simple Scan has not run before. Otherwise I have to restart the printer/scanner ...
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How to map network scanner

I have just bought a shiny new Canon MG6250 multifunction printer/scanner and connected it via LAN. Installing the printing side of things was a breeze, however, I cannot work out how to set up ...
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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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Adding OCR info to a PDF

I have a good quality scan of a document; such scan is in pdf format. How can I add ocr information to the pdf, so that it becomes searchable? By searchable I mean that the goal is that when viewing ...
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Why can I not install the latest version of gscan2pdf?

I installed gscan2pdf 0.9.? something from the Software Center. It has bugs in it that will not allow me to import a pdf with images without gscan only importing the images and ignoring the text. I ...
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Canon Multifunctional MG3150 - printer OK, but scanning is NOT [duplicate]

Any ideas where the driver can be found or how to activate the scanner driver if it is hidden in the printer driver?
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How do I Scan from my Panasonic DP-C305 [closed]

I really hope someone can help me with this problem as it has been bugging me for a while. At work I use Ubuntu 11.10, We also use a Panasonic DP-C305 as our main working printer I had finally ...
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Scanning from terminal

I want to be able to scan from the terminal and then send the scanned output to a specific directory. Can this be done from the terminal.
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Lexmark Intuition S505 Scanner not detected by Simple Scan

First post here. I've migrated from Windows to Ubuntu 11.10 - yeah! I've managed to get everything working except my scanner. It's a Lexmark Intuition S505 and not listed at all here ...
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How do I get my Canon MX420 printer working?

I was using Canon MX420 printer properly until I upgrade my ubuntu to 11.10 . After that I can add it to my printers but I can't print or scan any page ! What should I do now ? sudo apt-get install ...
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Can you remove printer/ scaner support?

Since my laptop doesnt have a printer hooked up, or a scanner hooked up,and never will since it doesnt work with my printer(wrong cables) is there a possibility to remove the process and packages to ...
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HP Photosmart 5510 multifunction printer scanner not found

I can not get my Ubuntu 11.10 system to recognize the scanner in my HP Photosmart 5510 multi-funtion printer. I have loaded the HPLIP extras from my terminal window and loaded the latest HPLIP. I ...