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SimpleScan takes several tens of seconds to detect network scanners,and so does scanimage -L

On Ubuntu 21.04 (was also true in 20.10), SimpleScan takes way too long (several minutes) to detect network scanners. This happens on every start of the application. Once the scanner are detected, ...
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Bad contrast with simple-scan and Canon TR4550

Ubuntu 20.04 - libsane-common 1.0.32+git20210215-focal0 Hi, I finally got my Canon TR4550 scanner (wifi mode) to be correctly detected editing /etc/sane.d/escl.conf file, and adding a new device line ...
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How can I get a CanoScan 8400F flatbed scanner working in Ubuntu?

I'd like to use a CanoScan 8400F scanner with my laptop, which is running Xubuntu 18.04. I can detect the scanner with both lsusb, which returns Bus 002 Device 006: ID 04a9:221e Canon, Inc. CanoScan ...
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Compilation of SANE Project Scanner Driver Reported Warnings

I just compiled the backends of the SANE project that come with a driver for use with the scanner component of my multifunction Canon PIXMA TR8520 device. To do so, I first cloned the repository in ...
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how to share a network scanner via saned?

I have the following scanners: (scanimage -L): device `sp_330_3710_series:SP_3710SF-IP-172.18.15.249' is a RICOH SP 3710SF ADF Scanner device `escl:https://172.18.15.249:443' is a ESCL RICOH SP 3710SF ...
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sane network scanner - Device busy

Sane will detect the Network Scanner and always gives this message: Device busy. I have tried to restart both the machine and the scanner. $ scanimage Output format is not set, using pnm as a default. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Unable to find Plustek OpticSlim 2610 Scanner

I am using ubuntu 20.04. I am just trying to connect my Plustek OpticSlim 2610 scanner. But i unable to do it. While i run below command sudo sane-find-scanner -q I get this output found USB scanner (...
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Ubuntu 20.10, hplip PyQt4 manual installation /usr/bin/ permission denied error

I was a bit ambitious in trying out a non-LTS distribution of Ubuntu, upgraded to 20.10 Groovy from 20.04 focal, and suddenly SANE has created a permanent 'SANE_DEVICE IS BUSY' loop, and hplip-3.20.9 (...
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Something broke my scanning: cannot scan anymore on Canon MF8200 (MF8280Cw)

I am running Xubuntu 20.04 with now 5.4.0-51-generic kernel on a Thinkpad T480. Up until recently I could scan without any problem on my Canon MF8280Cw in LAN / WLAN. Scanner still works with other ...
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copier machine scanners not detected for A3 ADF auto document feeder

I'm trying to use ADF auto document feeder for A3 sheets and have tested a few copier machines on Kubuntu20.04, 4 different, all failed. One isn't recognized at all when I wire it via USB and/or ...
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cannot USE xsane/sane due to libusb problem [duplicate]

Ubuntu 20.04 every time I try to use xsane or scanimage -d test -T i get xsane: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libsane.so.1: undefined symbol: libusb_set_option scanimage: symbol ...
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recognized Epson L455 scanner in Ubuntu 20.04 through USB, but it doesn't work properly

I have an all-in-one Epson device (L455 Series). The printer works, but the scanner doesn't: neither pressing the "Start" button from the display screen; nor clicking at "Scan" ...
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Epson scanner under Ubuntu 20.04

I mean to install scanner Epson 3170 Photo under Ubuntu 20.04. I post at the bottom the (usual) installation steps I took prior to checking if my PC finds the scanner. Then, sane-find-scanner found ...
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colord-sane: io/hpmud/musb.c 2101: Invalid usb_open: Permission denied

I get the following errors all in a row in my journalctl after booting: colord-sane[4901]: io/hpmud/musb.c 2101: Invalid usb_open: Permission denied colord-sane[4901]: io/hpmud/musb.c 2101: Invalid ...
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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, I've ...
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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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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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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 years ...
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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 ...