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sane-find-scanner could not open USB device … Access denied — running Ubuntu 20.04 & 20.10

Using new installation of Ubuntu 20.04 and also trying Ubuntu 20.10 Attached scanning device is: Plustek OpticFilm 7600i From what I had read about "sane-backends-1.0.29-670-gcf5c40b8e", I believe ...
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After Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04: “Oh no! Something went wrong”

I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 today, choosing LightDM over gdm3 during the upgrade. During the upgrade I was asked if I wanted to keep or replace /etc/sane.d/dll.conf file. I decided for keeping it. Now,...
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Using simple-scan a colorful scan on Samsung m2070 does fail with I/O Error, Greyscan works well. Ubuntu 18.04

When I select text opton in the simple-scan application (Little arrow next to the big green scan button), the result is greyscaled pdf, it works well. If I select image option, I got IO Error. I tried ...
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How to get sane working with old Agfa scanner?

I have a problem trying to use my SCSI scanner. I'm currently running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The scanner is an AGFA Arcus 1200, which I bought used in 2003. It worked, and I used it regularly, for about ...
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How To Install CanoScan LIDE 400 Scanner On Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

Gentlemen, I am a complete newb after ditching Win 10 for Ubuntu so go easy on me & be clear with your writing points. I joined this site 5 minutes ago specifically to ask this question. Yes, ...
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Scan an A4 Paper Using the Feeder with a Custom File Format?

I've been reading the manpage for scanimage for a bit, and I'm still a bit confused as to how to scan an A4 piece of paper. So far I have this that works: scanimage --batch --format=png. This gives ...
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Canon flatbed scanner does not work on 32 bit Linux

I'm trying to run Canon Flatbed Scanner Unit 101 on 32 bit Linux. I can use this scanner on a custom Linux distro but I can't run it on Ubuntu 32-bit. All the config files are the same. I also ...
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saned.socket vs saned

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 and I've successfully managed to configure an Epson network scanner in my LAN using sane utility. Although the scanner works fine, command sudo systemctl status saned shows ...
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Why are .deb packages of hplip not sufficient? [duplicate]

I'm using a HP Laserjet Pro M28a with Ubuntu 18.04. Printing is fine, but I couldn't get the scanner portion to work for quite a while. I've installed the Debian packages for HPLIP 3.17.10 (official ...
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saned: io/hpmud/musb.c 2101: Invalid usb_open: Permission denied

I tried to setup a network scanner with SANE following this tutorial: Sane Daemon Tutorial But if I try to add the scanner on a client, it doesn't work as saned seams to have no access to the USB-...
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sane-find-scanner doesn't find my scanner

Background: User Janos detailed here >> Simple Scan cannot find scanner He has nearly the same problem I'm experiencing but my printer is different. And although I have gone through that ...
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Segfault when scanning with Brother multifunction ADF scanner

I have a Brother MFC-J895DW printer/scanner combo. It has a document feeder so it can scan a stack of pages (but not duplex). Because SimpleScan only receives the first page of the stack, I'm instead ...
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Cannot scan from Kyocera Taskalfa 1800 printer

The scanner is working on the windows but I linux whenever I try to open Xsane or tried to run scanimage -T The command gets failed with scanimage: open of device kyocera_gdi_a3:libusb:001:007 ...
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SCSI Scanner & SANE or VueScan

Ubuntu 18.04, UMAX Vista S6E flatbed scanner (SCSI), Adaptec AHA2920 controller. Upon boot, system recognises the controller, the scanner and the scanner scsi ID. The Sane command sane-find-scanner ...
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Getting CANON Mf241d scanner to work properly on Ubuntu

I get a scanning problem with the CANON Mf241d copy/scan USB device. The USB printer/scanner used to work perfectly with MAC. However, with Ubuntu 18.04, x64 the scanner does not work. The printer ...
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sane-find-scanner does not detect Brother DS-720D but simple scan and xsane does

I have Brother DS-720D and connected it on a newly installed ubuntu 16.04. I installed the drivers libsane-dsseriesfrom Brother's website. The scanner works and xsane and simple scan detects it. ...
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installed scanimage and newly compiled sane-find-scanner finds scanner but newly compiled scanimage does not

I have compiled from the latest source. The pre-installed scanimage in /usr/bin works fine, but the version I just compiled does not detect the scanner, even when run as root from the compilation ...
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Calibration necessary for SANE backend genesys?

I want to buy a used scanner that works flawless under Linux. There are some small USB Canon scanners like "CanoScan LiDE 35" or "CanoScan LiDE 100" that work quite well (http://www.sane-project.org/...
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sane does not recognize my scanner FB636U also MG3630 made by Canon

i tried $scanimage -L but not recogniged my OS is Ubuntu Sutudio 18.04.2 which updated from 16.04.5 please help me i am Japanese and i do not know how to install driver from makers deb file ...
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Package colord being held back due to wrong version of libsane-common

Running sudo apt upgrade reports Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following package was automatically ...
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How to use Canon's CanoScan LiDE 90 scanner in Ubuntu?

I have an old Canon LiDE 90 scanner that works with no problem under Windows 7. Currently I am in a process of switching from Windows (7) to Ubuntu (18.10). One of my problems is that I cannot use my ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Samsung SCX-3400 Scanner detected but not working

I am using the 64-bit 18.04 Ubuntu version. I have a Samsung SCX-3400 Multi-functional device. Printing works fine. Scanner does not. It's connected via USB. The scanner used to work (roughly 4 ...
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saned.service Loaded: masked (/dev/null; bad) Active: inactive (dead) Needed for shared Scanner

This is not a duplicate of "How to map network scanner" at How to map network scanner It does not even mention this error message. ● saned.service Loaded: masked (/dev/null; bad) ...
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Install Canon LiDE 300 / 400 on Ubuntu 18.04

Unable to install Canon LiDE 300 on Ubuntu 18.04. How to solve it?
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I re-installed sane and xsane but my /etc/sane.d/ folder does not contain a dll.conf (nor anything else)

After my first try to get my Samsung SCX-3200 scanner to work I wanted to try a fresh start. So I removed all installed packages, the /etc/sane.d/ folder and the ~/.sane folder. Then I re-installed ...
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How do I get Ubuntu 18 to “see” my Dell 1135n MFP's scanner?

Ok, so this MFP is ancient, but it is a workhorse and mine still runs like a champ. The 1135n printer driver works, but I can't get Simple Scan to find the scanner. My device is on my home network at ...
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How to permanently chmod a+w to usb scanner? [duplicate]

chmod a+w /dev/bus/usb/xxx/xxx   allows simple-scan or iscan to work, but each time the scanner is turned on it claims a new bus:devnum How can I get the scanner to use the same bus:devnum ...
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SANE on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS not working (using Kodak Scanner, working on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

this is my first question on askubuntu, if i did a mistake, please tell me. The Problem: I want to use my Kodak i2400 scanner on my PC with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (x64) installed. I downloaded the ...
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Brother issues, printer works but scanner is not recognized

I'm puzzling over this one. I've installed all the drivers and packages recommended by Brother and then gone through this entire post (Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu 16.04 though driver ...
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How to detect a Brother scanner connected via USB

I have a Brother all-in-one system (MFC-J4420DW). I installed its drivers and I can print from Ubuntu 16.04. But, when I try to scan (using simple-scan), the scanner is not detected. I ran Brother's ...
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Xsane imaging launches after 2-3 minutes for all scanners in Ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Linux. Whenever i open xsane imaging it takes more than 2 minutes to open. I tried different applications such as xsane image scanning, simplescan, gsca2pdf etc but no chnage. I also ...
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Epson Perfection 3170 Photo 17.10

I cannot get my scanner to work on Ubuntu 17.10 I followed the steps here: Running a epson Scanner perfection 3170 sudo sane-find-scanner says found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=...
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Can't scan with Kodak ESP-5210 in gscan2pdf

I upgraded to 17.10 last month or so and since then scanning with gscan2pdf has not worked. It did work under 17.04 and 16.04 though. Funny thing is, my scanner appears under scanimage -L and ...
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How to get a Brother DCP-350C scanner working?

Downloaded and installed the linux drivers from the Brother site here. But the scanner still wasn't recognised. You can see here, the drivers installed successfully: $ dpkg -l | grep Brother ii ...
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Unable to get an Epson Stylus CX3700 scanner recognised

Background: I've been following the help provided by the man pages of sane because my Epson Stylus CX3700 is not detected by Skanlite. Even though the scanner is found by sane-find-scanner and the ...
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Scanner part of USB multifunction printer/scanner not found

I wrote this a year ago. Still not solved, so I have re-written it to reflect the current state. System: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and a Canon Pixma MG5751 multifunction printer/scanner on USB. Problem: ...
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Canon CanoScan LiDE 200 scans with a black bar [closed]

Hello brave Linux community. I have a CanoScan LiDE 200, which used to work seamlessly up to now, whenever I needed it (a couple of times per year). Unfortunately the last time, although it is ...
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SCX-3200, scanning fails after migration to Kubuntu 17.10

Today, I upgraded from kubuntu 16.10 to 17.04 and then to 17.10, including the required reboots. Before the upgrade I was able to use my printer/scanner SCX-3200 without problems, with 17.10 I can ...
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XSane Image scanner cannot find Epson WF-4630

XSane Image Scanner and Simple Scan cannot find the printer/scanner/copier I've been using for 4 years. The printer works fine. It's connected to my home network via wifi. I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. ...
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HP LaserJet AllInOne, scan does not work

If I try to scan (xsane or simple-scan) I get this output: Device URI: hpaio:/net/HP_LaserJet_MFP_M129-M134?hostname=hp-drucker I was told that this device has great linux support ... See https://...
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Multiple applications crash on 17.10 with “Not a JPEG file: starts with 0xff 0xff” with samsung scannner

I have a Samsung scanner which hasn't been working since I installed 17.10. # sane-find-scanner found USB scanner (vendor=0x04e8 [Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.], product=0x3430 [SCX-5635 Series]) at ...
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How do I install memorex 6142u scanner into virtualbox?

I have a memorex 6142u scanner that I am trying to use on Linux. Since it isnt supported by SANE, I am going to have to use virtualbox. However I cannot install the scanner, but it is detected. ...
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scsi slide-scanner is visible to scanimage -L once, then disappears

We have a slide-scanner from the early 2000s. It is recognized by the PC, but only once. There seems to be a tiny error in some config file (/etc/sane.d/, or in /etc/udev/rules.d), but we cannot ...
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Simple Scan cannot find scanner

Output of lsusb and sane-find-scanner below: janos@AndrasXubuntu:~/Desktop$ sane-find-scanner # sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the # result is different from what ...
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Sane scanning and problems in reprinting

I'm still on Ubuntu, (no I haven't returned to main-line OS) and I'm feeling far more comfortable now though there's stil la lot to learn. At the moment I have a scanning problem with Canoscan 9000F ...
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Using scanner of Canon Pixma MG3052 with sane

I have bought this week a Canon Pixma MG3052, which is a multifunction printer. I installed the printer drivers from canon's website and "Scan Gear MP". I am able to scan with the scangearmp2 command,...
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colord-sane crash after boot at startup on Xubuntu 16.04 64-bit

I'm getting a popup message right after I boot up to the desktop saying the colord-sane has crashed, and if I want to send a crash report. I'm sure there must be a log file of this, but I don't know ...
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To install Canon Lide 220 scanner [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 , While trying to install the scanner canon Lide220 using the command sudo apt-get install xsane the following message appears: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open ...
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Installing brscan4 for my brother scanner doesn't work on a fresh Ubuntu 16.10 install

I have been using the driver for my network scanner (DCP-7070DW) with success for quite a long time and I am still using it on other running computer. But I am having a hard time installing it on my ...
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ricoh sp 212sfnw drivers install

I'm using ubuntu 16.04. I bought a new ricoh sp 212sfnw it is a printer ,scanner, fax ,network and wireless printer. I can't find or install drivers for printer or scanner or network . I tried this ...