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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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simple scan not connecting with scanner

Hi I recently used simple scan to scan a document in ubuntu18.10 worked fine then but now it asks me to connect a scanner when I try to scan a nother document. Not sure what is going on but any ...
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How can I find the IP addresses of devices on my local network? [duplicate]

Is there any way I can find out the IP addresses on my network? For example my home router is 192.168.5.1 and it is connected to an airos device the IP of which is 192.168.1.20, and the airos device ...
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Unable to scan in Ubuntu 18.04

I have problem with scanning on LJ M1132 MFP printer/scaner. My search on many various forums did not get anywhere so I try to ask directly if someone can help me. I recently reinstall system from ...
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xerox workcenter 3215 scanner isn't recognized on 18.04

I've recently upgraded to 18.04, and my scanner (xerox workcenter 3215) isn't recognized anymore. I've tried to find a driver without luck, and I have very little idea what to do next.
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Help requested to get Adaptec 7850T/7856T working again

I have an Adaptec AIC-7850T/7856T installed in a system running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It's connected to a Nikon LS-2000 scanner. It used to work with VueScan. According to my notes, all I did to get ...
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Using IJ Scan Utility in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I wish to install the drivers for my Canon Pixma MX494 so that I can use IJ Scan Utility. Nevertheless, I don't know if I can scan a document with the said printer in Ubuntu 16.04 without necessarily ...
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18.04 scanner connect fails

ubuntu 18.04 lsusb command shows devise 003 Seiko Epson corp. GT -X770[Perfection V500]. I installed iscan-gt-x770-bundle-1.0.1.x64.deb in this order; core, data, plug-ins using "open with software ...
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simple scan doesn't launch 18.10

Is this known that simple scan fails in 18.10? It simply fails to come up. I installed m1212nf mfp which isn't officially yet supported in18.10. The fax/printer appears in the printer list. The most ...
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iwlist scan | egrep -i 'ssid|quality'

Like many people with a Realtek RTL8723BE Wi-Fi controller I have issues catching Networks. I followed the answer from here: https://askubuntu.com/a/1079892/898693 But at point 7,when entering: ...
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Finger print sensor not workin lenovo 3000n100

I have Lenovo 3000n100 with a fingerprint reader (AuthenTec aes2501) finerprint-gui snap of driver name but when I select this driver and swipe my finger on the scanner it doesn't read the print at ...
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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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Brother MFC-L2710DN printer and scanner for Ubunto18.04 - How to install?

I have the multi-functional printer/scanner Brother MFC-L2710DN. But I cannot install its drivers on my computer with Ubuntu 18.04. The USB-cable is connected. I could not find drivers for MFC-L2710 ...
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Ubu 18.04 scanner TCP samsung C460FW (Error during device I/O)

Passing to ubuntu 18.04 last week, my Samsung C460FW connected with a network cable (not USB cause of distance) does not scan anymore: scanimage -L is OK device `xerox_mfp:tcp 192.168.13.50' is a ...
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use fingerprint login [duplicate]

I just got a Lenovo ideapad 520, which includes a fingerprint scanner. It works fine for Windows, but when using Fingerprint GUI it simply doesn't detect the device. So I'm assuming I need a driver ...
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Hp Scanner and printer is not working despite installing hplip

My question is different as I already employ the method installing the driver as mentioned in the above link. Still it didn't work. So it is not the duplicate as I asked it after utilizing the ...
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Upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 has stopped scanner being found by Simple Scan

I've just upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04. I have a Samsung M2885FW with a USB connection to the computer (HP6200). The printer function still works but Simple Scan can no longer find it. Any help ...
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How to get Canon Pixma MG3660 to scan?

I have searched through all the advice and followed all the steps. But I can't get the printer to work without problems. But the scanner has proved impossible to get to work. After many hours of ...
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Scanner Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD on ubuntu 16.04

On Ubuntu 16.04 of the NAS the scanner of my Epson Stylus Photo PX820FWD printer is not detected. I have installed everything required by Epson for Ubuntu but the scanner is not detected. From '...
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HP printer and scanner installation [closed]

First I downloaded printer driver software from HP. In the terminal window I always get error code 100 when installing an HP printer and scanner, so the installation does not work. How do I solve ...
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ubuntu 18.04 brother-mfc7460dn

my printer Brother MFC7460DN has worked fine with xubuntu 16.04. Since the upgrade to 18.04, the printer is not working anymore. I have reinstalled it, following the instructions according to Brother ...
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Readonly /var/lib/gdm3/.local/

I've some odd behaviours with screen (nvidia) and scanner (Epson V330), my syslog shows from time to time this message Oct 25 19:52:30 lrkwz-Precision-M4500 gsd-color[5655]: failed to set screen ...
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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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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 ...