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Questions tagged [scanner]

Questions that relate to a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image.

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Windows Hello fingerprint ubuntu Alternative Device not recognised

I bought a USB fingerprint scanner similar to this one, which works fine on windows. But I haven't been able to make it work on Ubuntu. fprint-demo can't 'find' it, nor can fingerprint GUI, although ...
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Scanner Not detected by Simple Scan

I have Canon Pixma G3012 All-in-One Wireless Ink Tank Colour Printer I am trying to scan a document from my Linux Ubuntu 18 installed PC using simple scan software. Connected the device into PC over ...
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Scanner not working on Xubuntu 18.04 with hplip 3.18.9

I am trying to use the scanner of my printer Laserjet M1212nf MFP with both xsane and Simple scan. For the first I got the following error: Failed open device 'hpaio:usb/...
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Panasonic Printer/Scanner Installation

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Laptop "Acer Aspire 5750Z" Dual core B950 2.10 GHz 64 Bit 2 G.B Ram I have to install Panasonic KX-MB 1900 printer and scanner but failing I have downloaded and ...
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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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Fingerprint doesn't work on my Xiaomi notebook

I want to use Ubuntu everytime for my usage, but i have some issues with the fingerprint scanner. I tried Fingerprint GUI, but my hardware is not recognized. I don't know how to install a driver for ...
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18.04 can scan, but not print HP LaserJet Pro MFP M127fn

Note that I have run through all the suggestions at How should I install HPLIP binary/proprietary plugin/driver for my HP printer or printer+scanner? and still have the same problem Running '...
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Xsane finds no devices available despite my Canon MG 2220 attached

Scanning with my Canon MG 2220 USB-connected multi-function device no longer works. Xsane, when launched, shows "No devices available." CUPS does not show printer, so I can not print to it. lsusb ...
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Simple scan document scanner

I was scanning parts of a textbook I need to return to the library soon( & it might be months before I can borrow it again) then saved it as a PDF which wouldn't open because it was corrupted,then ...
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Simple Scan not detecting my scanner (Brother DCP-7055W)

I am using XUbuntu 18.04 and I am struggling to install my scanner. I have tried everything i have been able to find on both Brother homepage and AskUbuntu. I have newest brsaneconfig4, brscan-skey ...
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What must be done to enable an Epson WF-2760 printer to scan in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

One thing I have not been able to do is to find my internal IP address and to get all necessary internal files associated with scan function in agreement with that IP. If someone could help me with ...
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Samsung 3060FR scanner works with 16.04 but not with 18.04

My scanner is not detected after upgrading til 18.04... Samsung proXpress 3060FR Help!
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After upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 scanner do not work

I have a Epson L382 printer/scanner machine and i use the software available from Epson. The scanner software do not find the scanner - after the upgrade. sane-find-scanner write this: found USB ...
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What can I do to make my Epson Workforce 2760 scanner function in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 my Epson Workforce 2760 printer will not scan documents. I have tried everything I can find related to this problem with zero success. I have tried ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 with Horizon Client 4.9 Scanner Crashes Client on Startup

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with Horizon Client 4.9 and a Fujitsu Scanner attached. Whenever the scanner is turned on the Client crashes. I've read that this is a known error because of the renaming of ...
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cannot use scanner Epson V330 on 18.04

My scanner is Epson Perfection V330. Can I use it on Ubuntu 18.04? Currently the system does not recognize the scanner though it is connected.
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Scanner calibration

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04.1 my scanner has lost its calibration. If I go to the relevant part of the Settings menu the scanner is identified and there is a "Calibrate" button but nothing ...
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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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Unable to connect to Canon scanner. Trying from 'sudo simple scan'

Have looked at previous answers and nothing helps. Ubuntu 16.4. To make things more confusing every 30 attempts it works. Other functions of printer work Canon MG5550. Thanks in advance for any ...
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Logitec LUB-SC2 SCSI to USB adapter not working

I want to use a Logic SCSI to USB adapter (LUB-SC2) to run my old SCSI film scanner. lshw and lsusb list the adapter but it is not working (Ubuntu 18.04): sudo lshw ... *-usb:1 UNGEFORDERT ...
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Xerox Workcentre 3025 scanner is not working (Ubuntu 18.04)

I read this question. Also I have Xerox Workcentre 3025 multifunction printer and Ubuntu 18.04. I do the same steps to install this device. Printer works well, but scanner not. When device is in ...
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How should I install HPLIP binary/proprietary plugin/driver for my HP printer or printer+scanner?

Let's assume that one has some modern HP printer and/or scanner which is supported by HPLIP package from official repository. Or supported by newer version of HPLIP package (see this answer about ...
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canon MB2720 scanner works with 16.04 but not with 18.04

I have the most recent version (scangearmp2_3.40-1_amd64.deb) of the software from canon. As the title says everything works fine for my installation with 16.04, but not for 18.04. sane-find-...
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Unable to Scan using Ubuntu 14.04 with Canon MX475

I have just purchased a new Canon MX475 printer, scanner, fax etc.... So far I have downloaded various drivers (inc from Canon) but all drivers get the printer to print but none get it to SCAN. Hre ...
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hp-setup not found 18.04 cant scan deskjet 3630

Trying to setup scanning over wifi for HP Deskjet 3630. Have installed hplip from main repository. When I try to run hp-setup from terminal I get a message that hp-setup is not installed and can be ...
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Brother mfc-j470dw scanner has wrong ip address — how do I change it?

How can I correct the ip address for my scanner? This is maddening. One day the printer and scanner (Simple Scan utility) was working and the next day it wasn't. I don't know how, but one source said ...
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Scanner permission problem

I use Canon MF-231 i-sensys. I install printer driver and all is good. But the scanner is still torturing me. Scanner not work properly. I check scanner with scanimage -L and get this: # sane-...
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Unresponsive Application Menus of GTK Applications - Ubuntu 18.04

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.1. i installed GScan2PDF v2.1.4 (from Jeffrey Ratcliffe's PPA). Something really weird happens when i try to crop a scanned document: I open GScan2PDF. I click ...
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Epson Printer Utility - cannot find printer on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, and I am having issues with the Epson Printer Utility. I installed it using the epson-printer-utility_1.0.2-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb package from their website, after ...
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Brother DCP-7055W scanner not found

My Brother DCP-7055W combination printer/scanner worked properly before but now it cannot be found. I've done and redone the installation with Brother's install tool linux-brprinter-installer-2.2.0-1 ...
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gScan2PDF Menus not responding on Ubuntu 18.04.1

I have a weird problem, suddenly, on my laptop: I am trying to use gScan2PDF. After I get the preview, I want to crop the image. I click the 'crop' icon on the toolbar and select the area to be ...
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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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Error in last update for sane in Ubuntu 18.04? (Canon MG5750)

Because my Canon MG5750 is not supported by sane, I installed the Canon driver myself. Using this driver (scangearmp2) all is well. I can scan in black or in color. But using sane it is impossible to ...
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Network Printer KONICA MINOLTA BIZHUB 250 cannot print & scan using UBUNTU 18.04LTS

Good day. I am currently testing Ubuntu 18.04LTS alongside windows 10. The printer/scanner works in windows 10 but NOT in Ubuntu. I searched this forum but nothing was mentioned specifically about ...
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Samsung M2070FW printer/scanner worked on Ubuntu 16.04 but scanner is not detected on Ubuntu 18.04

Neither Simple Scan nor XSane detect my the scanning-function of my printer/scanner in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, even though it worked fine in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Printer function works though. Help please. ...
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How do I fix simple-scan in Xubuntu 18.04?

I just installed Xubuntu. simple-scan seems to make my printer scan, but then I get an error message that says "failed to scan".
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how to download canon driver Lide 70 scanner for Ubuntu?

how to download canon driver Lide 70 scanner for Ubuntu? anyone know the others website to download canon lide 70 for ubuntu. i have download it from these links but not full drivers? https://...
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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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No scanner in Gimp 2.10 Bionic

In 18.04, have a networked Brother MFC-J870DW, which works fine in gscan2pdf, Simple Scan & Gimp 2.8. However, Gimp 2.10 can't find it. Meaning, there is no scanner listed when I select File > ...
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Cannot scan colour with Samsung M2885

I'm running 16.04LTS (64-bit) and I have a Samsung M2885 multifunction printer attached with USB. It prints fine, and can be persuaded to scan in B/W, but I cannot get it to scan in colour (it scans ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Canon LiDE 220 not found

Upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04. Got a new Canon LiDE 220 scanner (because it's supposed to be completely supported). lsusb sees it at the right address (04a9:190f as device 027 on bus 001). sane-find-...
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Canon MG 2220 scanner not working in Ubuntu Mate 18.04

I am trying to get my scanner working for a Canon MG 2220 printer/scanner for Ubuntu Mate 18.04. Files came from https://www.canonupdates.com/canon-pixma-mg2220-driver-software-for-windows-mac-linux/ ...
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Fingerprint scanner worked in 14.04 but NOT in 18.04 (shows no device found)

I had working fingerprint reader in 14.04. But now in 18.04 Ubuntu bionic beaver, Fingerprint GUI and fingerprint demo >> both of them shows No device found. I am using Dell latitude 3450 Notebook ...
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Brother MFC-495CW Scanner not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and my scanner, Brother MFC-495CW, is working fine. However I wanted to test Ubuntu 18.04 and installed it on a separate hard-drive. I followed the same instructions as for ...
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Scanner Canon Pixma G2000 not detected on scangearmp

I installed lubuntu 18.04. I search on google, "How to install scanner driver canon g2000 ubuntu 18.04". I was founded this I was did this : sudo apt install libsane-dev libtool-bin libusb-dev sane-...
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samsung scx4729 scanner not working with ubuntu 18.04 (printer OK)

My printer/scanner Samsung Scx 4729 works fine with all my computers under Ubuntu 16.04. However, after installing it in my new laptop with Ubuntu 18.04, the scanner doesn't work (in both usb ...
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How to scan text documents from the command line?

I like the way simple-scan produces small pdf files for text documents. Alas, since I upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10 (and still on 18.04), the keys C-1 (scan 1 page) and C-n no longer work, so I have to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 + two network scanners

I have problems with using Samsung scanners connected via network. The issue is that in one physical location I'm using Samsung SCX-3200W printer/scanner, in a second one SCX-3405W (never both at the ...
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UBUNTU 18.04 and scanner

I have a Laserjet M1217nfw MFP. Worked fine until I loaded 18.04. Now the printer works, but the scanner stays dead.
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Simple-scan crashing on Ubuntu 16.04

Simple-scan is crashing mid-scan on Ubuntu 16.04 when I use it wirelessly. My scanner is Brother ADS1600w and it used to work fine. (It now works fine on USB. And I can scan wirelessly with SANE. But ...