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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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Does Canon LiDE 300 work out-of-box in Ubuntu?

I want to buy a Canon LiDE 300 and according to this list, it's supported by the Sane project. Also, another question: why sane-backends or sane-pixma aren't included in Ubuntu repository?
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I can't get the Canon Pixma All-in-one Printer Drivers to load into Ubuntu 20.04

I spent about three weeks following every piece of advice I could find to get the Canon G7020 to print. Nothing worked. I messed up the computer so bad, I had to remove and then reinstall both FireFox ...
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How to manually specify document scanner IP address

Recently fresh/clean installed from 16.04 (to 20.04), where I was able to use the document scanner app to drive my Brother document scanner. I'm trying to use the (Gnome) Document Scanner app on 20.04 ...
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Canon TS31775 Printer not printing in ubuntu 20.04

Canon TS31775 Printer not printing in ubuntu 20.04. The printer is detected as CUPS-BRF-PRINTER-2 but when given command for printing the document nothing happens. The printer supports scanning as ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8720 with Ubuntu 20.04 can't scan from PC

Ubuntu 20.04LTS -- Printing works fine so I don't want to mess that up since I print more often than I scan. There are 58 items in usr/share/hplip/ including a folder called scan with 3 items. Simple ...
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sudo password for installation

I'm a quite new user of UBUNTU and when I try to install my Scanner Canon Lide300 under UBUNTU 20.04.2 LTS, 64-bit GNOME 3.36.8. in the Terminal I'm always asked by the system to add the sudo password....
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Brother Scanner ADS-2700W brsaneconfig4: command not found

I'm trying to set up an ADS-2700W. Why does brsaneconfig not work? Do I need to install a different version on libjpeg8? user@hostname:~$ sudo dpkg -i --force-all brscanads2200ads2700w-0.1.15-1....
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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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Canon MF730 all-in-one scanner not found. Printer was installed and works completely

Have installed the MF730/733 printer on IP address (network printer). works fine. Scanner is not found using sane or xsane. Installed xsane and performed update. Modified net.conf and saned.conf ...
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error: SANE: Error during device I/O (code=9) HPLIP

I am trying to get my HP Officejet 8020 to scan on Kubuntu 20.04, but I keep getting the error: error: SANE: Error during device I/O (code=9) I've ran hp-check and everything seems fine, I've ...
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How can I compress my .PDF (two pages) to less than 100 kB?

I have a PDF file that I want to compress to less than 100 kB. It has a scan of two pages that I scanned from my mobile scanner. Post scan it is 338 kB (with minimum quality to view the pages). ...
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Canon MF244dw All-In-One scanner does not get recognised

looking for resolution to below mentioned problem. Canon MF244dw All-In-One scanner does not get recognized when "Scan>Pc" button pressed on the printer though USB cable connected between ...
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xsane does not work

I'm using Ubuntu 20.10 and the network HP Printer HP_Color_LaserJet_MFP_M281fdw_5D71E8_ The pre installed driver to print works fine. When I try to scan something with xsane i can select the scanner ...
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How to install Canon PIXMA G2010 on Ubuntu 20.10

I followed the instructions at seegatesite.com/driver-printer-canon-pixma-g2010-ubuntu/, but when I try to add the printer at Settings/Printers it says it needs drivers. Is there a better tutorial? Is ...
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How to configure network printer HP Colorlaserjet M281fdw on ubuntu 20.04

I failed to install network printer for HP Colorlaserjet M281fdw on ubuntu 20.04. The information: hplip version: 3.20.3 hplip, hplip-data, hplip-gui were installed hp plugin was installed (USB ...
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Samsung (CLX 4195 FN): Scanner found but not working

Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS Printer/Scanner: Samsung CLX 4195 FN Hi all, I saw many similar problems but nothing seems to match completely. Printing/Scanning worked both under 16.04, now (18.04) only printing ...
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Honeywell hyperion 1300G usb scanner not working

I have a honeywell hyperion 1300G usb barcode scanner I would like to have working on my Ubuntu 20.04 computer. I have some documentation from honeywell Linux CDC-ACM driver.that says this device ...
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Using xscan for books

I want to use xscan to scan pages from a book, so I can't use the automatic feed. I'm running ubuntu 18,04 with a dcp7065 printer/scanner. When I bring up xscan, it selects ajtomatic feed with no ...
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Scanning in Ubuntu 20.10 with HP OfficeJet Pro 8025 scanner [duplicate]

I can’t seem to get the HP OfficeJet Pro 8025 to scanning Linux regularly. The scanning seems to work only sporadically, even though the unit is detected in Ubuntu. I tried installing the HPLIP ...
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Xerox Phaser 6180MFP scanner

I've installed the latest version of Ubuntu and connected a Xerox Phaser 6180MFP to my computer. I'm able to use the printer, however, I can't use the scanner, as the system doesn't recognize it. ...
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Brother Scanner Error: Unable to connect to scanner

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and I would appreciate your help with the following: When using my Brother MFC-L2700DW scanner with the Document Scanner software, the app finds the scanner ...
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Scanner recognised by lsusb but not by scanimage

I have a fully supported scanner, a Fujitsu ScanSnap 1500M (04c5:11a2) on a USB3 connection. It is recognised when I type lsusb. It is recognised in dmesg. It is recognised when I type sane-find-...
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Ubuntu 20.04 HP MFP M281fdw [duplicate]

My HP MFP M281fdw scanner does not scan, but printing works. I use the software document scanner from Ubuntu. If I start the document scanner software it finds three HP devices. How can I solve that?
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trouble installing brother ADS-2700W driver on 20.04

I am running 20.04. I downloaded the driver for the Brother ADS-2700W here and ran sudo dpkg -i brscanads2200ads2700w.amd64.deb. This resulted in the following: (Reading database ... 280196 files and ...
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i can't install hplip plugin [duplicate]

when installing hplip plugin form the terminal i get this output : HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.20.11) Plugin Download and Install Utility ver. 2.1 Copyright (c) 2001-18 HP ...
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Cannot scan with Canon MX300, but I can print

I've got a Canon MX300 (not that new printer, but it used to work perfectly through Windows). Now I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and I managed to make it printing, but not scanning. I think I ...
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Samsung SCX3405 MFP scanner not detected since upgrading to 20.04LTS. Printing function works. PC is HP8300

Have not been able to find suitable information with clear step by step explanations, I can copy and paste into terminal but not familiar with Linux commands.
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Unresolved “unable to connect” to Brother DCP-L2540DW Printer/scanner

I know this issue is almost exactly the same as another question here: Unable to connect to scanner (simple-scan & Brother DCP-L2530DW). However, I have tried all the remedies in that question and ...
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Image Scan for Epson v500 photo works for flatbed but not for TPU on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I downloaded and installed Image Scan(iscan-gt-x770-bundle-2.30.4.x64.deb) for linux from the Epson website and the flatbed of the scanner is working fine, but whenever I attempt to scan or preview ...
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Please can I get some help to install my Canon TS6350 printer scanner on 20.04

I am a complete novice with Linux (Ubuntu 20.04). I am in my first few days with Linux so I have zero relevant skills. I installed 20.04 on a new mini PC HISTTON i7-8559U and everything seems to work ...
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Brother scanner not recognized after Ubuntu dist-upgrade => 18.04

Just posting here in case someone may have the same issue ;) After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, my brother DCP-195-C scanner could not be found anymore by simple-scan. The message was : No ...
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Ubuntu simple scan can't connect to scanner

I have a HP DeskJet 5000 all-in-one that used to work with Ubuntu 18.04. On 20.04 I can't get the scanner working. Running xsane through terminal gives: Failed to open device `hpaio:/usb/...
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Scan from printer via network in a sahred folder on my laptop (ubuntu 20.04)

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to configure a folder on my pc to receive files directly from the printer. On my PC I shared a folder in my /Home, on the printer I setup the host name, user and ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 Sees my LiDE30 scanner, but cannot use it

When I run lsusb I can see my scanner enter code hereBus 001 Device 009: ID 04a9:220e Canon, Inc. CanoScan N1240U/LiDE 30 However, when I open "Document Scanner", it gives me the message &...
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P Color LaserJet Pro MFP M176n scanner doesn't work on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.4 but now I can't fin a way to scan something with my P Color LaserJet Pro MFP M176n**. I've tried some solutions that but I have seen here but the only thing ...
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Printer printing in inverted colors in monochrome

I have a Canon Pixma G3010 inkjet printer connected through Wi-Fi, no USB cable on Ubuntu 20.04. Whenever I print something in monochrome, the print is an inverted version of the file. For example, if ...
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Scan part of Brother DCP L2550DN (and possibly other Brother scan) not working on Ubuntu 20.04

Even with the Brother own drivers installed, the scan part of "Brother DCP L2550DN" is not working (scan not found, sometimes even scanning but returning an error) on simple-scan or xsane ...
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Ubuntu equivalnt for Android's TinyScanner

Is there an equivalent to Android's Tiny Scanner or Simple Scanner apps for Ubuntu without annoying ads that break the workflow? I want to scan a lot of documents, but don't have a scanner. I would ...
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HP m127fn will print but not scan in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have tried multiple times to get my HP mf127fn to scan. It is connected via USB. The printer works fine. I just installed the latest HPLIP 3.20.11 and the problem continues. I start up Document ...
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HP 8250 scanner

I am running Ubuntu 20.10. I have an HP Scanjet 8250, which I dearly love when I can get it to work. DocumentScanner drives the device, but returns a black (redacted?) page. Xsane likewise drives the ...
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Computer loses ability to communicate with Brother MFC scanner

I am currently running Ubuntu 20.04.1 on an Asus laptop. After I upgraded from 18.04, I installed the correct printer and scanner drivers for my Brother MFC-J805DW. I have no issues with printing. (...
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GPG error when installing Epson Scanner driver [duplicate]

I am trying to install Image Scan! bundle from Epson for my GT-1500 scanner. When I run ./install.sh I get the error: W: GPG error: https://downloads.plex.tv/repo/deb public InRelease: The following ...
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Installing Epson Iscan For Linux

I've recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad. I have an Epson Perfection 1240u Photo scanner with a backlit film adaptor and I want to get it running. I've downloaded the software ...
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HP DeskJet 2778 All-in-One Ink Advantage Wireless Colour Printer not working

I bought HP DeskJet 2778 All-in-One Ink Advantage Wireless Colour Printer and unfortunately it is not working well with Lubuntu. I have installed HPLIP 3.20.X but the printer is not being recognised ...
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scangearmp2 cannot detect scanners

I have a Canon TS9100 series printer which is accessible via WiFi. I sucessully installed this printer as a network printer by going to System -> Control Centre -> Printers -> Add and ...
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simple-scan failed to scan, unable to start scan with HP color laser jet pro MFP M477fdw

I'm trying to get my Ubuntu desktop to scan directly from a HP color laser jet pro MFP M477fdw all-in-one printer/scanner device. The device is on my home network. simple-scan (the "Document ...
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Setting up Samsung M2070w for scanning on Ubuntu 20.10 running on Raspberry Pi Model 4b 8GB

I'm trying to setup my Samsung M2070w so I can scan documents using it. The device setup on home wifi with a reserved ip address Am using Ubuntu 20.10 on Raspberry Pi model 4b 8GB Have followed How ...
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What can I do to make Ubuntu to detect my scanner?

I have a Xerox 3025 Scanner connected via Wi-Fi on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Firstly I tried to use unified driver configurator but this doesn't work also I tried to install drivers manually. Secondly I ...
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Scan Failed in 20.04

I've recently upgraded Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 LTS through the Update Manager. Since then, while the 'Document Scanner' is launched, it detects the HP scanner (Laser Jet Pro MFP M130nw, 3-in-1). ...

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