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 on OKI MB260

I have an OKI MB260 printer. I installed the i386 driver and support. The printer is ok, but the scanner is not. Debug scanimage -L reads devices only from x64 and not from i386. The scanner needs a ...
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Cannot scan with Canon TR4550 : SANE_STATUS_DEVICE_BUSY error

I just purchased a Canon Pixma TR4550. It is connected with USB to my desktop running Ubuntu 20.04. For printing, I installed "cnijfilter2-5.70-1-deb" provided by Canon. Printing works fine....
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Something broke my scanning: cannot scan anymore on Canon MF8200 (MF8280Cw)

I am running Xubuntu 20.04 with now 5.4.0-51-generic kernel on a Thinkpad T480. Up until recently I could scan without any problem on my Canon MF8280Cw in LAN / WLAN. Scanner still works with other ...
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HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2130/2135 software installation (Ubuntu 20.04) [duplicate]

Although the built in drivers for the printer is working fine and with the help of the "Document Scanner" software I can manage to scan the documents but unable to find some features ...
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Printing is not centered and scanner does not work

I have a Canon MFC642 have the drivers installed from the Canon website. Pages are printed off-center. I tested to make sure it wasn't a hardware issue by printing from different sources and they are ...
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Epson V550 Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

Everyone. I'm a new user of Linux, very beginner to be fair. I'm trying to keep myself away from Windows/MAC. After hours of surfing,I did not success on my task yet. I would like to use my Epson v550 ...
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copier machine scanners not detected for A3 ADF auto document feeder

I'm trying to use ADF auto document feeder for A3 sheets and have tested a few copier machines on Kubuntu20.04, 4 different, all failed. One isn't recognized at all when I wire it via USB and/or ...
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How to delete extra non functional scanner?

I have an HP laser Jet Scanner. Most scanning software I try to run does not find the scanner. Xsane sees 2 of the same scanner but only works if I select the second. I suspect the other scanner ...
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Scanner: All but the first page is lost when scanning from the automatic document feeder

Prerequisites: I installed the drivers for my Samsung CLX-3185FW laser printer with scanner unit on Ubuntu 20.04 and connected it via USB. Printing works and also the scanner is detected in Ubuntus ...
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Scanning failure with HP DeskJet F2410 on Ubuntu 20.04

I connected an HP DeskJet F2410 All-in-one Printer/Scanner through USB to my laptop running Ubuntu 20.04. Running the Document Scanner 3.36.3 detected the scanner as HP DeskJet F2400 Series, however ...
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Canon LiDE 110 - Device busy

I have a Canon LiDE 110 scanner that has worked for me on previous Ubuntu version (18.04) but is not working anymore on Ubuntu 20.04. When I access the scanner with scanimage I get "Device busy&...
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Multi-page scanning trouble with Canon MF269dw

I'm trying to scan double-sided, multi-page documents from a Canon MF269dw monochrome laser printer / scanner using Kubuntu 20.04 and both Document Scanner and XSANE software. I installed the latest ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing my fingerprint scanner

Here I have asus-n580gd laptop with built in fingerprint scanner and I just switched from windows. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on it. But ubuntu doesn't recognize my fingerprint scanner at all. Here ...
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Can't Scan with Simple Scan

After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04-1, I tried to scan a document. The Document Scanner recognizes the existence of the scanner, but issues a caveat (INVALD ARGUEMENT) and terminates. It will not scan ...
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Brother network scanner stopped working after 20.04 update

I have DCP-1610W which used to work just fine using Simple Scan before upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04. brscan-skey seems to think it's fine ➜ brscan-skey -l DCP-1610W : brother4:net1;dev0 : ...
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ScanGearMP cannot save to PNG

It seems like when I used my scanner (Canon MG2520, drivers are installed using the following instructions: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2018/10/canon-ij-printer-scangear-mp-drivers-ubuntu-18-...
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KUbuntu 20.04: how to use simple-scan multipage mode

I have a Brother scanner working, and it is found by simple-scan (Document Scanner). There is an option "Multiple Pages from Flatbed" and a delay that I set to 5s in the Preferences, but the ...
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USB scanner does not scan until triggered(?) from the command line, e.g. by lsusb

Problem I have an USB scanner installed on Ubuntu 20.04 (details at the bottom of this post). Imagescan starts, but does not scan until I send lsusb -v; to be repeated for each page. Description The ...
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32 Bit 3170 Epson on 32 bit ubuntu 18.04 seen by scan programs but can't start scanner

I put 32 bit ubuntu 18.04 on my 64 bit computer so I could download the 32 bit drivers for epson 3170 scanner. I gave up trying to get it to work in 64 bit mode. Skanlite and simple scan both see the ...
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Install Canon TS9120 in wifi mode

Since I can not get my scanner to work using a cable with Ubuntu Mate 20.04, I would like to learn how to install it in wifi mode. This is what is presented when I want to add the Canon TS9120 printer/...
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Can not find any scanners

I am trying out version 20.04. I installed all required drivers for my Canon TS9120 scanner/printer using .deb files. And also tried adding printer with system settings and add printer. Document ...
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cannot USE xsane/sane due to libusb problem [duplicate]

Ubuntu 20.04 every time I try to use xsane or scanimage -d test -T i get xsane: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libsane.so.1: undefined symbol: libusb_set_option scanimage: symbol ...
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Cannot scan at a DPI higher than default (300)

Works fine with default and lower. With a higher DPI enabled, the scan appears to start. The scanner is making scanning noises as normal, and is even taking longer as you would expect with a higher ...
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How to scan using Lexware MC3224 with xsane

I bought a new expensive printer with a ton of features. Now it seems the good old times are over, where I just could use simple scan and just scan a pdf.. So with the new printer, simple scan just ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade HP Envy 5640 scanner stopped working

I have just upgraded to 20.04 from 18.04, and now I cannot scan. The error message says the device failed to connect. The only devices attached are a webcam and the HP Envy 5640 printer-scanner. The ...
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How can I install scanner driver for Epson L3110?

I use Epson L3110 with my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I already installed the printer driver. How can I install the scanner driver?
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Install SAMSUNG SF-760P on Ubuntu 20.04

For my SAMSUNG SF-760P multifunction printer I have got the following file: Samsung_SF-760_Series.ppd How is the MFP installed on Ubuntu 20.04? I thank you for any help!
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How to configure two Epson scanners on my PC (18.04)

I want to configure a second epson scanner device on my PC. Does anybody know the format of required lines in imagescan.conf (epson scanner interface configuration - V3)? My first scanner, a Epson ...
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Error installing xsane, sane, hplip, etc with undefined symbol: libusb_set_option error

I consistantly get this error; xsane: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libsane.so.1: undefined symbol: libusb_set_option and this error; checking for sane_open in -lsane... no configure:...
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Unable to connect to scanner

This seems to be a reoccurring problem. There has been other questions similar to this without a decent answer. Ubuntu 20.04.1 locates the scanner when Document Scanner starts up but when told to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Document scanner is not working with HP M1132MFP [duplicate]

When I start "Document scanner" the scanner prints: Ready to scan HP HP_LaserJet_Professional_M1132_MFP After I pressed the Scan button the scanner prints: Failed to scan Unable to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Network printer works but scanner not detected

Samsung SCX-3405W Laster Multifunction Printer On Ubuntu 20.04. The printer works but scanner is not detected by Document Scanner (simple-scan).
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Document Scanner doesn't produce color images

This is the same issue as one reported about two months ago that was not unanswered. I have a Lexmark CX317dn printer/scanner connected to my desktop via USB connection. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu ...
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Xsane Plugin in Gimp can Preview an image, but can't open the scanner to scan it

I have Lubuntu 20.04LTS and an Epson 4-in-1 XP-440 that's fairly vanilla and is supported. All features were plug-and-play in 18.04LTS...worked out of the box like a charm. I upgraded to 20.04LTS ...
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access to Canon i-Sensys MF645 scanner via network

I'm sorry, I tried many things but without success, and could use some help. I have a Canon i-Sensys MF645Cx multifunction printer / scanner connected via my home LAN. Printing worked out-of-the-box, ...
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Having difficulty installing the drivers for epson v330 scanner [duplicate]

After downloading the software from epson & running the ./install.sh file as instructed, I get the following error: Err:19 http://www.getdeb.net/ubuntu xenial-getdeb/apps amd64 Packages 403 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 How to configure scanner for Epson-4760 wired to network

Printer/scanner is found by all machines and will print from all. But will not scan from box 1 either usb or network. Will scan from remote networked box 2 w/ simplescan or xsane. Ideas to config box ...
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Ubuntu 20.04, simple scan does not detect scanner

Got ubuntu 20.04 Got HP Deskjet 2540 Got HP Officejet 3830 Connected via USB All worked fine in Ubuntu 19.10 In Ubuntu 20.04 simple scan gives error "Failed to scan Unable to connect to scanner. &...
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How to put VueScan in applications start menu

I am trying to install vuescan as it has a user-friendly interface for using my Epson V370 flatbed scanner. If I install via flatpak, that version doesn't find my scanner. However, Version 9.6.22 ...
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Brother DCP-T510w prints, but don't scan, Ubuntu 20.04, How can I make xsane recognise it?

I used my printer with ease back in Ubuntu 18.04, but I had to upgrade it. The System works fine and installed all drivers from DCP-T510w Brother's page. The Printer works fine, although sometimes I ...
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Scangearmp2 not detecting scanner

I have a Canon TS9120 scanner. I had to do a complete UbuntuMate 18.04 reinstall and lost all customizations etc. I installed all the proper drivers, but scangearmp2 can not detect my printer. Can ...
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Pixma TS6052 scan error only with 1200 DPI

I installed Pixma TS6052 on a Kubuntu 20.04 system and use Skanlite for scanning. The scanner is capable to scan up to 1200 DPI. When I scan with 300 DPI it goes fast and everthing is OK. When I scan ...
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3d Scanning with kinect sensor

In the last couple of days i've trying to use kinect sensor to 3d scan, without any success... i have tried RGBDemo but is not maintained anymore and dependencies are not all available anymore and ...
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Nmap port scan shows all 65000 ubuntu (20.04) ports closed

Forgive me if this is a stupid question, I'm currently messing around with nmap / metasploit for educational purposes. I got a bit sick of using metasploitable OS so I thought I'd have a bit of fun ...
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Mustek 1200 CU Plus Scanner Ubuntu 18.04/ linux mint 19.3 driver

In order t get my old Mustek 1200 CU Plus Scanner to work on Ubuntu 18.04, I had to download 2 files (PS1Dfw.usb / SBSfw.usb) from http://www.meier-geinitz.de/sane/gt68xx-backend/ and copy them ...
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recognized Epson L455 scanner in Ubuntu 20.04 through USB, but it doesn't work properly

I have an all-in-one Epson device (L455 Series). The printer works, but the scanner doesn't: neither pressing the "Start" button from the display screen; nor clicking at "Scan" ...
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Simple Scan not detecting my scanner (Brother DCP-7040)

I reinstalled Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit. But now Simple Scan does not recognize the scanner. sane-find-scanner outputs: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04f9, product=0x01e9) at libusb:005:003 Your USB scanner ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 HP M125a scanner problem [duplicate]

I have an HP USB LaserJet MFP printer/scanner M125a. I installed the printer using hp-update and it works. For scanning I tried to use simple-scan. It opens the GUI and finds the scanner. However when ...
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Scanner driver for Epson Eco Tank ET-2710 needed

I want to use an Epson ET-2710 all in one printer on my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop PC, and am trialling TurboPrint for the printer as I have found nothing else, but am stuck regarding the scanner drivers. ...
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ubuntu 20.04 does not recognize kodak i2620 scanner

I have recently installed ubuntu 20.04, but now it does not recognize kodak i2620 scanner, and when I used ubuntu 16.04 if it recognized that scanner, I have looked on the kodak page, and I have ...

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