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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Canon mf230 scanner only scans first page

I tied sane,xsane and gscan2pdf and only the first page scans. I am new at this from windows 10. Can anyone help please
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HP Scanner not giving colour output

I have an HP All-in-one printer and it works fine with the Document Scanner app, except that it doesn't give a colour output. I'm able to get a colour output from the scanner using Windows and iOS, so ...
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shared folder for scanner

I have worked with ubuntu 18.0 and sharing the folder for the scanner is done easily, without any problem and works perfectly in sync with the network scanner. When updating to ubuntu 20.04, even ...
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My Canon Pixma MX870 MFS (i.e. printer-scanner-fax) didn't want to scan at first, and now it doesn't even print!

Huh! Anyway. The scanning function worked with a standard install of SANE and XSANE (with... actually, quite a lot of backend tweaking to begin with in any case) but it doesn't anymore. I don't know ...
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OCR pdf files to spreadsheet

Using Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS - GNOME 3.28.2 - 64bit 7.5Gb I want to be able to turn scanned pdf files into spreadsheets. Downloaded ocrmypdf seemingly correctly, but I can't get any output. Latest error ...
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New to Ubuntu. Issues on Printer, Scanner and others on Ubuntu 20.04

I have installed UBUNTU on my laptop. I am enjoying the features. However, being Newbie to LINUX world I was not sure I could find solutions easily. But, I am so excited that all answers to my queries ...
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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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Skanlite and Ubuntu 20.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a new PC (old one died). Skanlite will not find my Kodak C310 scanner, though when I connected via USB it did discover the printer half. The scanner worked over ...
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Brother Scanner MFC-7330CDW not working on Ubuntu 20.04

first post. I recent acquired a brother MFC-7330CDW printer with a scanner. When I try to 'scan to pc', it says no pc found (on the scanner). I've tried the following: Installed all drivers ii ...
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Is there a solution for scanning several photos in one go and save them in several files?

I use xsane for scanning. Is there any solution for putting several photographs on the scanner and they are split up automatically into several files after the scan? Or loading the resulting file ...
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The scanner works on a single user, the rest of users cannot use it

I am having problems allowing all users to use the scanner (HP deskjet 2632) connected through the wifi. One of the administrator users can use it without any problem. But the other two cannot use it, ...
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problem Samsung Xpress SL-M2880FW Multifunction scanner on ubuntu 20.04 LTS

unable to install Samsung Xpress SL-M2880FW Multifunction scanner on ubuntu 20.04 LTS
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Scangear driver for Canon TS3150 at Ubuntu 20.04 not working

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 my scanner CANON TS3150 won't work anymore. I use an usb cable and followed the steps as indicated in the answer to Stave Morris' question "Step by step instruction ...
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HP OfficeJet 4650 “scan to computer”

I am new to Ubuntu. Version 18.04. I have a low-cost consumer AIO printer HP OfficeJet 4650 series. The scanner provides a function to scan to computer. You put the paper in the scanner and touch the ...
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ScanGear only working for some users

The scanner software ScanGear is failing for one user but working for me. Running scangearmp for either of us finds the scanner: Then on pressing ‘OK’, I get to scan documents but my child gets an ...
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simple-scan (Document Scanner) in Lubuntu 20.04 ignores quality settings

simple-scan (now called Document Scanner) as provided in Lubuntu 20.04 (version 3.36.0) ignores the quality settings. No matter whether I set contrast and brightness directly in the graphical settings ...
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How to install Epson L210 scanner in Ubuntu 20.04 using terminal command?

How to install Epson L210 scanner in Ubuntu 20.4 using terminal command? I'm a new Linux user. recently I've installed Ubuntu 20.4 in my laptop. I tried several times to install the .deb file, but it'...
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New HP Printer - Does not see scanner

I purchased a new Laser Jet pro MPF 148fdw specifically because HP is supposed to be Linux friendly. I loaded the driver (https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/gethplip) Uubuntu 18....
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Is there a tool to split a scanned PDF when reaching a separator page?

In our office, we have to scan a bunch of incoming documents every day. We do have a scanner with an automatic feeder which will save each scanned document to some fileshare on our network. Yet ...
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how to install TP link wn822n

Sir, I am beginners of Ubuntu switching from win7. I am facing few difficulties like installing TVS MSP 450 Chanpion printer driver, canon lide100 scanner driver, TP Link WN822N USB wifi driver. ...
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Scanner Stop working

I am on ubuntu 18. I have used scanner before using simplescan. But it is not working now giving "Faild to scan Unable to connent to scanner". I don't understand the drivers in linux but I have tried ...
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Epson Scanner (WF-7720) is not found

I have installed ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Installing the printer driver for my all-in-one epson WF-7720 was no problem, but all efforts to get the scanner installed failed. I have followed several ...
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Samsung C480FN Scanner not detected

I am using the 64-bit Ubuntu 19.1. and am trying to install my Samsung MFP C480FN in my LAN. This is a Multifunction Laser-Printer with a Scanner on top. The printer was no problem, but the Scanner is ...
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Is this a known bug in `xsane`?

I'm trying to use GIMP 2.8.15 with xsane 0.999 to control my ancient (built in 1998) Agfa Arcus 1200 scanner in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (AMD FX8350, 8 cores/threads, 16 GB RAM). I've got everything ...
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Configure simple-scan to produce PDF with better quality

I am scanning documents with simple-scan and I'm finding that, if I save documents as PDF, the quality is very low, and if I afterwards save teh document as PNG, the quality is very high. I have ...
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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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brother dcp-l2550dw double side scan

Scanner is working fine by using ubuntu's default simple scan I followed the instruction on brother's site https://support.brother.com/g/b/downloadlist.aspx?c=us_ot&lang=en&prod=...
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problem in scan with HP Scanjet G3110 scanner

I am very Amateur in linux I have a HP Scanjet G3110 scanner that installed in my Debain 10 . after i do scan with that my picture color is very bad . my picture after scan: scan in Debian 10 ...
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Canon PIXMA MG 4250 printer not accepting jobs from ubuntu 19.10

printer is not accepting jobs ubuntu 19.10 - canon mg 4200 series hello, my canon mg 4200 series printer worked just fine and than it stopped printing, sometimes i can scan but no more than 1 file. ...
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Auto rotating back side pages when scanning double sided using Document Scanner

I have Epson EF-3250. I can scan double sided using Document Scanner. The only problem is that the back sides are rotated. This mean that if I scan 10 double sided pages, I get 20 pages scanned with ...
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Can't ping Brother HL-L2390DW on Ubuntu 18.04

I just got a Brother HL=L2390DW Printer/Scanner and installed the drivers on the Brother website. Here's what I have: # dpkg -l |grep Brother ii brscan-skey 0.2.4-1 amd64 Brother Linux scanner ...
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18.04: Can't scan from Canon G2110 multi-function printer with xsane & simple scan

I use my Canon multifunction printer PIXMA G2110 with my laptop and doesn't make troubles, but when I try to use it as a scanner w/ xsane or simple scan, it is not recognized. I don't know if there'...
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Preview scans on Ubuntu 18.04 receive resolution errors

I can scan from my WF-2830 all-in-one. I have installed the imagescan-bundle-ubuntu-18.04-3.62.0.x64.deb driver from the Epson website. I edited the /etc/imagescan/imagescan.conf as follows: ...
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Unable to connect to scanner (simple-scan & Brother DCP-L2530DW)

I'm using simple-scan with a Brother DCP-L2530DW printer/scanner. The printer works fine, but I'm having issues using the scanner. I've installed the drivers: jam@jam-ncase:~$ sudo dpkg -l | grep ...
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Is there a powerful image file manipulation app with a standard GUI?

Several times a year, I scan a document which doesn't fit in my scanner, so I scan it as more than one image and stitch the parts together to create a single image of the original. As long as I can ...
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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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How to make my scanner DCP-7030 work on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS?

I recently switched from Windows 7 to Linux. My choice fell on Ubuntu. Unfortunately, there is a problem with my Brother DCP-7030 (it's a printer, scanner and copier in one). I downloaded and ...
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EPSON imagescan v3 doesn't recognize my scanner through WiFi

I'm using Ubuntu 19.10 and EPSON L3150L3156. It is connected through WiFi. The printer/scanner works perfectly on Windows, but I can't figure out how to use it on Ubuntu. From here, I installed "ESC/...
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Cannot persuade ubuntu 18.04 to detect and run Canon G2000 series scanner

I have a Canon Pixma G2100 multifunctional that prints very well but I cannot use the scanner. My Linux is a Xubuntu 18.04 updated. I followed this link to install the scanner (option B - from source)...
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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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what are the correct command lines for installing Canon printer drivers in Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS?

I use a Canon PIXMA TS5160 printer for printing, scanning and copying in my home network. I have recently switched to Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS 64-bit OS on my laptop and am still finding it a bit of a ...
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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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Epson XP-7100 all-in one Scanner not recognized

Printer works just fine, HP all-in-one works just fine except for blurred print. Downloaded everything imaginable but still nothing.I do not beleive that the Epson scanner and Ubuntu 19.10 were made ...
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Canon Pixma MG2560 Scanner Not working on Ubuntu 19.10

I have a Canon Pixma 2560 printer and scanner unit. The printer is working fine on Kubuntu 19.10. However after installing the both of the cnijfilter-common_4.00-1_amd64.deb and cnijfilter-...
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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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installation of scanner “hp scanjet 2200c” and printer “hp laserjet 1018” [duplicate]

Please advise how to install scanner "hp scanjet 2200c" and printer "hp laserjet 1018" on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. Thanks.
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scanning black and white docs leaves dark splotches in white areas

I want to scan music that was printed on very clean paper, but my scanner leaves dark splotches in the left margin and between the music staves. In other words, there are dark splotches where there ...
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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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Unknown error: <class 'apt_Error'> package needs to be reinstalled but cant find an archive for it

I recently installed Ubuntu 19.10, after which I discovered I cannot connect or print using my Brother MFC-L2703DW printer/scanner, nor can I scan. I tried downloading and installing from the Brother ...

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