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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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Ubuntu 22.04 cannot scan with Canon Pixma

I have a Canon Pixma printer/scanner; upon first USB connection to my Ubuntu 22.04 laptop, I did not need to do anything special to print. However, when I tried to scan, xsane says "no devices ...
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HP Envy 6430e doesn't scan area selected in preview window

I recently acquired a HP ENVY 6430e and set this up with HPLIP-3.21.4 on Xubuntu 16.04 and HPLIP-3.23.12 on Xubuntu 18.04. Printing/photocopying is OK. I then installed hplip-3.21.4-plugin and hplip-3....
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Printer not accessible by saned, probably udev rules not working

I'm trying to setup a printer as network printer with a server. sane-find-scanner outputs could not open USB device 0x03f0/0xc111 at 001:003: Access denied (insufficient permissions) could not fetch ...
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Why am I unable to run the downloaded software for my printer (on Ubuntu) and how can I change this?

I have a new Epson printer/scanner/copier/fax, model WF-7830. During set-up I downloaded the driver software for this model from the Epson website. The message on the page for downloading the software ...
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Fujitsu scansnap ix1400 USB scanner not recognized by Ubuntu

My Fujitsu Scansnap IX1400 is not recognized by Ubuntu. The troubleshooting procedure from Sane didn't help? Can someone point me in the right direction?
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How can I get tesseract-ocr v5 to find the eng.traineddata file?

Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS tesseract 5.3.2 XSane 0.999 YAGF 0.9.5 Epson Workforce WF-4835 printer/scanner This set up works together to a point. Clicking the Scan button in YAGF causes XSane to start up, scan ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 Mantic -> Epson iscan > Unable to locate package libsane

I tried to install the drivers for my scanners from Epson: V300 and XP-520 I downloaded: iscan-bundle-2.30.4.x64.deb.tar.gz (http://support.epson.net/linux/en/iscan_c.php?version=2.30.4) iscan-gt-...
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Printer "Filter Failed" on HP laserjet

Have an HP Lasterjet MFP 227 printer connected through ethernet. Has worked previously on this installation of Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS, suddenly it will not print because "filter failed"when ...
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How do I enable a scanner in Ubuntu Server 23.10?

Prior to the server crash that led to rebuilding my server from scratch, I had my Epson Perfection V370 working over the network. I have a vague recollection of entering the USB bus and device into a ...
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Kodak scaner i1150 and s3000 series scaning issue on dell optiplex 7040 65w using 22.04

I am using dell optiplex 7040 (snap attached) I have installed the drivers of the scanner it installed successfully after adding multiarch support after lsusb it shows scanner and after xsane started ...
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FS70 connect need queries

Zebra fs 70 vision camera connect in ubuntu scanner got connected in ACM0 input value also taken but not showing if any command need?
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How to scan automatically with ClamTk?

I'm using following command to scan my notebook with Clam, however, I'm curious about if there is a command that automatically set a scan time with ClamTk. I learned the following command from a video,...
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Howto Scan with HP ENVY 6430e printer on USB port 22.04 OS

I have installed HPilp multiple times without success. I checked the page by page step by step that is on the HP Linux site and I have been doing exactly the same steps. The support people on the ...
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Scan to Ubuntu Folder using Brother ADS-1700W Network Scan

I am trying to scan to a specific folder in /home/bob/paperless-ngx/consume from my brother network scanner ADS-1700W. I have installed the drivers, I can scan a document using SimpleScan, I can Ping ...
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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix1300 not recognized

I'm unable to connect a new Fujitsu ScanSnap ix1300 scanner to Ubuntu 22.04.2. The program sane-find-scanner recognizes a "possible USB scanner (vendor=0x4c5 [Fujitsu], product=0x162c [ScanSnap ...
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Fingerprint Scanner not working in Ubuntu

My Lenovo Thinkpad-T470s has a built-in fingerprint scanner, but Ubuntu doesn't recognize it. I tried unlocking the settings by entering my password, but there was still no option for fingerprint ...
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Share USB port for scanner between Ubuntu and Windows 10 through virtual box 7.0

I bought an IRIScan 5 hoping I could use it through VBM 7.0, but this more complicated than expected. In Ubuntu, the device is detected: (base) avy@machine:~$ lsusb ... Bus XXX Device XXX: ID XXXX:...
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I can't find my fingerprint-reader on my computer HP HP ProBook 450 G8 Notebook PC

When i looking for my fingerprint device via lsusb, i find nothing. My computer seems to don't have the required devices. When i enter lusb fprintd-enroll i have this error message -> Impossible to ...
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Problem to install Epson l360 printer diver and scanner driver on Ubuntu 23.04

have down loaded the epsonl360 printer driver from the epson web site, unfortunately when I tried to install through debian package installer it shows error dependecny is not satisfiable:l sb>=3.2 ...
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How to scan to PDF v1.5 or higher

On Ubuntu 20.04 I am using simple-scan utility together the official driver for my Brother scanner, that is this driver. The generated PDFs are of v1.3, however my desired version is 1.5 or above. For ...
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How do I backup my scanner?

Years ago I bought an Avision AW210 scanner because it was the only affordable scanner with a document feeder that was advertised as Linux compatible. I couldn't get it working, and the company's tech ...
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What program is suitable for making scanned PDF files searchable?

I would like to be able to scan paper documents to PDF files and make the text searchable. I believe the Tesseract program can assist this, but don't know how to begin, and don't know what would be ...
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Fix Epson XP-2100 Scanner connection

PC and printer/scanner are connected via WiFi and I can print anything from my PC (Ubuntu 20.04). But my Scan-Software insists in getting a connection error: Which is not very telling. Edit: this ...
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Unable to connect to Cannon LIDE 400 Scanner On Ubuntu 20.04

On my freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04 where I imported user's home from my previous installation, I have an annoying issue with my Canon CanoScan LIDE 400. The printer is detected by Ubuntu: However ...
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How can I update sane-backends for Ubuntu 20.04?

scanimage --version shows scanimage (sane-backends) 1.0.29; backend version 1.0.29 which is ancient and may be reason why I get cryptic failures like scanimage: sane_read: Error during device I/O - ...
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SANE triggers scanner, but doesn't save the image

I have a Ricoh P311, when i try to scann a document using SANE and airscan, i get the following error: > scanimage --device "airscan:e0:Ricoh P311" --mode Color --format=png --output-file ...
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problem with xsane after upgrading to 23.04

I had been using xsane with no problems until I upgraded to v. 23.04 of Ubuntu. It loads, the scanner scans, but xsane presents a blank page. If I enter the command xsane in the terminal, I get the ...
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Scanner Keeps Asking For Credentials Ubuntu 22.04

Any time I invoke my scanner program, the program almost locks (several times I often get the Force Quit / Wait prompt) and after several seconds, I am prompted for my login credentials. After a few ...
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Unable install Dropbox and connect hp scanner in my new Dell Optiplex 7400 AIO with UBUNTU 20.04 LTS

I just bought a Dell Optiplex 7400 All-in-One with pre-installed OS UBUNTU 20.04 LTS. I tried to install dropbox by downloading the 64 bit version from https://www.dropbox.com/install-linux but unable ...
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Ubuntu document scanner software does not scan images

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. And I am using Hp Multifunction laser printer. The document scanner software scans texts. But does not scan images. How can it scan images too?
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IP information for network attached epson scanner

Where does the IP information about a network attached scanner get stored in the file system? This is on Ubuntu Desktop 22.04.1 LTS (LSB Version: core-11.1.0ubuntu4-noarch:printing-11.1.0ubuntu4-...
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scan landscape page

I visited hoping to find a procedure to scan some pages in landscape orientation. I found some handy tips but not landscape. I found a solution using XSane (below). There can always be other ...
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EPSON Feeder Scanner driver L5190 Ubuntu 20.04

any suggestion for EPSON feeder Scanner driver L5190 Ubuntu 20.04
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default Ubuntu lossy photo or photos compression method

I prefer to backup ~/Documents to a tar file and move that tar file to a removable solid state drive. After many years of collecting data, my tar file is approximately 4 GB which is nice since I can ...
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Monochrome scanning software

I am new to Ubuntu and am seeing if I can move from Windows. My one problem is getting the right scanning software. In particular, I want to scan documents in 1-bit monochrome(i.e. black and white) to ...
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scanimage gives error when trying to scan

I used to have my scanner working ok via commandline using a command similar to ramy@moonface:~$ scan -d pixma:04A9172B_D05FD9 --format jpeg Now, after upgrading to ubuntu 22.04, I get the following ...
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very slow connecting/finding printer & scanner Ubuntu 22.04

After turning on or restarting my PC, my ubuntu 22.04 can connect to the available network printer/scanner. After some time, the connection to the printer/scanner went off. So after this period, when ...
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Brother scanner dcp1622we doesn't work , printer works just fine, ubuntu20.04

My network scanner doesn't work. I installed the manufacturer deb. packages with bash command entered the device name which is 1610w and put in the ip of the printer. This is what I get : dpkg -l | ...
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Need to reboot to correctly connect to Epson printer/scanner (via usb)

When I try to connect my Epson XP-2100 via USB, simple-scan detects it as expected. However, actually scanning a document hangs for a bit and then says "Unable to connect to scanner". If I ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 unable to communicate with scanner

i know there are a lot of question about setting up epson scanners on ubuntu but i tried for days now and i cannot get it fixed - so here is my setup and problem: Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS, 64-bit #I ...
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How to duplex print with HP8715 in Ubuntu

I want to scan with Ubuntu, full duplex. My printer is HP8715 . simple-scan only scans one page, even if I select both pages :D What should I do? Is there a program that work better? thank you :D ...
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Canon TS3450 scanner not working anymore after upgrade to 22.04

I can't use anymore my Canon TS3450 scanner with simple-scan or xsane since I upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04. Connection to the scanner is fine (Wifi). Scanning with Canon utility scangearmp2 works fine....
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Locked out of Kubuntu due to fprintd. I have the password but I still can't get in

I have a Thinkpad x1 Carbon (2nd Gen) with a fingerprint scanner. The machine has Kubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish) installed. Since it's Kubuntu, I installed fprintd to scan my fingerprint for login. ...
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Cannon LIDE 300 doesn't work with Kubuntu 20.04

I have a CanonScan LIDE 300 and system Kubuntu 20.04 on Aspire 5. I tried different scanning programs -- they see the scanner but "cannot connect" when I try to scan. What could be the ...
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HP printer/scanner not working after 22.04 upgrade

I recently upgraded from 20.04 LTS to 22.04.1 LTS through online upgrade process. Since then, the HP printer/scanner LaserJet Pro MFP M130nw doesn't print or scan. The 'Document Scanner' detects the ...
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Scan image borderless with scanimage, pnmtops, ps2pdf

I am scanning pages on my DIN A4 Scanner directly from command line. How to I get rid of unwanted borders (or what am I doing wrong, such that I am getting them). (Printer is a Epson ET-2750, bought ...
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Help connecting an Epson ET 2810 scanner

Ubuntu 20.04 Possibly need to install the following package but have no idea how to epsonscan2-bundle-6.6.42.0.x86_64.deb.tar.gz Scanner is detected bluetooth but shows as "Not set up" ...
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Unable to set up Epson Bluetooth printer on 18.04.5 LTS

I am trying to connect an Epson ET-2810 printer using bluetooth on Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS. My Bluetooth system detects the printer but I get the message "Not Set Up" so I cannot connect the ...
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Epson_XP_7100 No scanner access

I can access almost all my printer options, but I have no access to the scanner. I have tried with Image Scan v3 and Simple Scan, but neither of them worked. My settings on Kubuntu 18.04:
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Multifunction printer works fine but scanner is not detected

Ubuntu 20.04.04 LTS HP Laserjet Pro MFP M148dw The printer part works fine but when using the native scanner app (Document Scanner / Simple Scan) it says it cannot detect the scanner. A trial version ...
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