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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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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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I can't get simple-scan working on Xubuntu 16.04 with Canon Pixma MG4250 [on hold]

My system is Xubuntu 16.04 LTS upgraded from 14.04. I've read every (or almost) tutorial about setting sanebackend for my printer to be recognized by simple-scan then perform a scan. My printer is ...
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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 ...
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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 fails because of a non-existing printer

I try to run xsane and get the following error box: Failed to open device: hpaio:/net/HP_LaserJet_MFP_.... Error during device I/O This makes sense since I am not connected to that printer now - ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Brother MFC7460DN printer / Scanner installation [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu since 10.04. Ubuntu evolved long way during past 8 years. But still there is no clear set of instructions for installing Printers and Scanners. Need help on installing Brother ...
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ALT + codes in USB barcode scanner get interpreted as characters

I have a Zebra 2D barcode scanner connected to Ubuntu14.04. The scanner is set up as a keyboard emulator. When it scans a 2D Barcode (QR code) it outputs the scanned string which contains a FNC1 ...
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simplescan core dumps on Ubuntu 16.04 when starting scan from Brother MFC L2750DW USB

The application closes (core dumps) when scanner starts to scan after I click the scan button. Brother MFC L2750DW connected via USB, simplescan is latest version. simple-scan is already the ...
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How to connect Canon MG 5370 wireless scanner to Ubuntu 16.04

There was a previous answer to address this same issue for Canon MG3170 wireless scanner. Adapting the same approach for Ubuntu 16.04.3 and 16.04.4, I have: downloaded the package "MG3570 series ...
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Epson Perfection V19 scanner doesn't write scans to disc

After installing Epson driver (imagescan-bundle-ubuntu-16.04-1.3.28.x86.deb.tar.gz), Image Scan opens Scanning Dialog in which I can make preview, but when I order scanning, it shows window to choose ...
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18.04 upgrade - HP 8720 MFP - scanner permissions

I have upgraded to 18.04. Everything works except the scanner. sane-find-scanner finds the USB scanner. Device response is "could not open USB device xxx/0x0002 at 003:001: Access denied (...
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How to find out ip address of AP im connected to? Not Router

I have just wired up the house and installed a trendnet tew-637ap (already had it). I had reset the AP to default. it also has an open wifi. I couldn't find the AP on the LAN table on the router (via ...
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How to get Dell B1165nfw scanner working in 18.04?

I finally got my Dell B1165nfw printer driver installed on 18.04 and printing works but scanning does not. These instructions helped me get the printer working: 18.04 Ubuntu Operating System does ...
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Scan from Xerox WorkCentre 3025

I have a multifunctional printer Xerox WorkCentre. I can print and scan from my computer. However, I cannot make scans from the device, when choosing scanning to PC. Is there a way to scan directly ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: scanner program does not detect scanner

I recently installed ubuntu 18.04. I installed the Seiko scanner program per their instructions. I checked it using terminal and the Bash command "lsusb" and the hardware detects the scanner. I use "...
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Canon MP495 Scanner with Ubuntu 18.04

Problem: Each time I set up a fresh (new) Ubuntu, I struggle to get my MP495 to work. With Ubuntu 18.04 the printer finally works right out of the box but the scanner did not. What I tried so far: ...
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Epson GT-S50 scanner not working after upgrade to 18.04 from 16.04

Since the upgrade, my Epson scanner GT-S50 (Epkowa driver). It gets detected (dmesg) when plugged in: [ 3755.680091] usb 3-4.4.1: new high-speed USB device number 8 using ehci-pci [ 3755.789893] usb ...
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Can't get Cannon scanner to work with Ubuntu 18.04

Cannon DCR225 Scanner After installing Ubuntu 18.04 (clean install) I can't get my scanner to work. I am trying to use gscan2pdf, but after it detects the scanner, the scan button is greyed out. On ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't see the HP scanner

I have a HP 3630 all in one printer/scanner and it was working great on Ubuntu 16.04 with the HP Print manager. Now I did a clean and fresh install Ubuntu 18.04 and the printing work fine, but example ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 “unable to connect to scanner” [duplicate]

I have an HP MFP M225dn multipurpose printer-scanner. In my new install of 18.04, printing works fine, simple scan recognizes the scanner but won't scan ("unable to connect to scanner"). Was working ...
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Network scan with Brother MFC

I have a Brother MFC-J615W printer & scanner connected to Wi-fi router by LAN. Also, just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 (Hooray ;). Already in 17.10 I had the problem, printer drivers work fine (not ...
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Ubuntu (Linux) vs Windows device plug and play compatibility

I want to buy a bar code scanner for my web application to read data from cards. And my user is using Linux and Windows. On some users' computers, no drivers or other software can be installed. I ...
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Canon CR50 scanner 64 bit installation in Silent mode Windows 10

I'm creating an installshied for Canon CR-50 scanner installation on my windows 10 machine. I need assistance with commands & parameters that I can use to install/uninstall in silent mode. ...
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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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Scanner for Ubuntu sought [closed]

I need a scanner, for office work (document scanning and sending documents via email) under Ubuntu. Having no idea about scanners. What is a good recommendation these days with full Ubuntu-support?
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Canon PIXMA P200 cannot scan in Ubuntu 16.04LTS

Good day. I just started using Ubuntu 16.04LTS and is testing everything. My only concern for now is that I cannot use anymore the scanning capability of my Canon P200. I searched this forum but ...
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problem installing Epson Iscan for V370 scanner in Ubuntu 16.04

When installing the Epson Iscan driver for a V370 scanner 64 bit the following message appears and the installation fails N: Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as ...
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Scanner service SANED saned.service masked and cannot be unmasked

This seem to be a KNOWN BUG n° 1577137in ubuntu 16.04, I try everything but no way to make this service workin This is what I get alan@alandesktop:/etc$ sudo systemctl start saned.socket ...