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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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HP Officejet 8600 Pro Duplex Scanning

I have an HP Officejet 8600 Pro that I use with HPLIP and I am having troubles with scanning on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I cannot do manual duplex scanning with Simple Scan, gscan2pdf, where nothing is ...
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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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HPLIB Command Prompt Unable to Change Scan Area

I connected a Hp OfficeJet 4500 G510 all-in-one printer to my Ubuntu 13.10. It called the HPLIP 3.13.9 from its repository and thereby, I could flawlessly print my documents. Also, scanning with XSane ...
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How to configure scanimage to produce PDFs as small as gscan2pdf's?

I use gscan2pdf every month, mostly to scan bills. I keep each vendor's bills in a separate directory. I could save myself some time if gscan2pdf were to make an educated guess at what directory an ...
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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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Automatically select scan area in xsane

I'm using xsane to scan some documents (of various page sizes) and I'd like to configure it to automatically scan/select the document itself without needing a preview. The reason I ask is that I've ...
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HP M1132 Printer is not working on Ubuntu 13.10

I have a HP LaserJet M1132 MFP printer. My desktop has Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5700 @ 3.00GHz × 2. I can not print or scan after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10. I appreciate your help. Best regards.
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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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Scan area control in xsane using hplip 3.13.5, HO Deskjet 3510, and Ubuntu 12.04

Xsane dialogue box comes up with scan area box grey, and stuck on a 5 cm by 10 cm area. How can I get the dialogue box to allow specifying the scan area?
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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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Canon Pixma MG 5150 scanning using buttons

I managed to get both the printer and the scanner (with scangearmp) working on my 12.04 by installing the packages from Canon website (gutenprint wouldn't work properly and xsane doesn't support this ...
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What are default image controls in epson scan for 13.04?

Is there a button or a command for restoring Gamma, Highlight and such settings to default? And if there is no such thing, what are the default settings so I can set them by hand? Using "Image Scan! ...
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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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Unable to connect to scanner Ubuntu 13.4 [duplicate]

´Unable to connect to scanner´, using Simplescan, Ubuntu 13.4 Simplescan, Ubuntu 12.10 with same scanner HP CM 1312MFP worked flawlessly. What goes wrong here? Anyone? Thanks
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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 ...
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How do I make the scanner function of my Brother DCP-315CN work?

I have a networked Brother DCP-315CN printer/scanner that I've been using with Ubuntu since version 7.10. Each new version has required its own tricks but so far, I've always been able to make the ...
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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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How do I scan for Wireless Access Points?

In Ubuntu 11.04 I used InSSIDer to scan the available APs and sort them by signal strength. Unfortunately the program seems to be broken in Ubuntu 11.10, and iwlist wlan0 scan doesn't return ...
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How to convert TIFF scan file to JPEG or PNG general file format in Ubuntu?

How can i convert this scanned file to general JPEG/PNG? I used scanimage --mode=color --format=tiff > /tmp/testing.tiff from a scanner $ convert -seperate testing.tiff testing.jpeg convert: ...
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How can I get an Epson TX560WD scanner working?

I have a Epson TX560WD, the printer works perfectly on Ubuntu 11.10, but the scanner don't. I installed XSane and xsane-extras, but the scanner it's not recognized either way. When I open XSane the ...
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Scanning from HP PhotoSmart C4580 - what is SANE?

I have a multifunction HP printer/scanner. I've always used it wirelessly with a PC before now, but want to connect it to my Maverick laptop. I have hplip installed and have connected the machine to ...
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simplescan --fix-pdf fails with a segmentation fault

I'm attempting to use the new --fix-pdf option of simple scan to fix the errors in pdf files created by earlier versions of simple scan. The command: simple-scan --fix-pdf test.pdf results in a ...
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How to know what other systems are trying to get into Ubuntu?

I am currently using Ubuntu Desktop 11.04 and enabled the firewall using GUFW. I have also disabled all the unnecessary services. I am connected to the internet and would like to know details of any ...
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What should I consider when purchasing a (flatbed) scanner?

I'm considering purchasing a new USB flatbed scanner for my parents whose laptop is running Ubuntu (10.04 LTS - Lucid Lynx). Doing a quick search around I found this thread over in the forums: ...
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Error during device I/O when using USB scanner

I have a Canon LIDE 100 scanner that doesn't properly initialize on first scan attempt. When I trigger a scan, it seems to start (you hear the scanner beginning to engage), but then my scanning ...
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Is there a Document scanning and archiving software?

I'm looking for some kind of (free or open source) document management application which should allow me to store paper documents in my personal computer allowing me to add fields of information with ...
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Stitch scanned images using CLI

I have scanned a newspaper article which was larger than the scanner glass. Each page was scanned twice: the top and the bottom parts, where the middle part appeared in both images. Is there a way to ...