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Questions tagged [simplescan]

Questions related to Simple Scan, an application designed to let users connect their scanner and quickly have the image/document in an appropriate format.

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simple-scan snap package does not work, symbolic link errors, Samsung Xpress M2070W [duplicate]

Simple scan is not working for me. I get a bunch of error messages when I run simple-scan in terminal: philip@Aspire-A715-71G:~$ simple-scan ln: failed to create symbolic link '/home/philip/snap/...
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Ubuntu Simple Scan

Hey Guys Any suggestion about Ubuntu 18.04 Simple Scan? Epson L3110 Not working on my case, but won't work :-( I tried to install proper driver it installed perfectly. How ever it works on gscan2, ...
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scanning from feeder, only the first page is scanned

I have Canon MF237 printer/scanner. My OS is ubuntu kde. When I try to scan with simple-scan/xsane/gscan2pdf with the feeder, the feeder goes through all the pages and loops through all of them but ...
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How can I rotate all pages with Simple Scan?

I'm scanning multiple pages using Simple Scan and the "all pages from feeder" option. How do I rotate all pages? It seems like I can only rotate one page at a time, I can't select all the pages and ...
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Can't install simple-scan: you have held broken packages

On ubuntu 18.04, when I run sudo apt install simple-scan I get: The following packages have unmet dependencies. simple-scan : Depends: libsane1 (>= 1.0.24) but it is not going to be installed E: ...
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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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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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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 get a Brother DCP-350C scanner working?

Downloaded and installed the linux drivers from the Brother site here. But the scanner still wasn't recognised. You can see here, the drivers installed successfully: $ dpkg -l | grep Brother ii ...
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How to detect HP Scanjet G2410 Scanner if it is not being detected automatically?

I have a scanner HP Scanjet G2410 (Flatbed Style) and I tried connecting it to my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with the hope that my PC will automatically detect it but 'Simple Scan' application showed a message ...
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Multiple applications crash on 17.10 with “Not a JPEG file: starts with 0xff 0xff” with samsung scannner

I have a Samsung scanner which hasn't been working since I installed 17.10. # sane-find-scanner found USB scanner (vendor=0x04e8 [Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.], product=0x3430 [SCX-5635 Series]) at ...
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Using duplex scan of HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

I'm having trouble understanding the process of getting the scanner of my HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 running completely on Ubuntu 17.04. Here is what I have done: I checked the hplip page for the printer. ...
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ubuntu 16.04 simple scan on brother j480 has no color

I have a Brother J480 printer/scanner. The scanner is working with simple scan (and the printer is obviously also working). The problem is the scan produces a grey scale image, not a color image. To ...
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How do I diagnose Brother MFC scanner issues on Ubuntu Linux?

I've got a low end Brother MFC printer/scanner/fax, which works fine for printing in all ways, but won't scan. How can I diagnose what's wrong? I see a lot of contradictory and old advice here and ...
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Simple Scan cannot find scanner

Output of lsusb and sane-find-scanner below: janos@AndrasXubuntu:~/Desktop$ sane-find-scanner # sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the # result is different from what ...
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simple-scan fails to warm up the scanner

simple-scan sees the USB-powered scanner (CanoScan LiDE 110) but sometimes fails to start it up. Usually it scans the first page in several "tries", i.e., the "scanning noise" comes out in bursts, ...
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simple scan program when scanning photo the picture is surrounded by a massive amount of whitespace, how to remove white space via cli batch

See this photo and click on the picture. It is a scan of a print. Simple Scan scanned the image and a large amount of white space. On the command line, how do I batch remove the white space from the ...
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After upgrade to Xenial scanner problem

I upgraded recently from Trusty to Xenial ; got one big glitch concerning my scanner that only does work sometimes now, with apps crashing, or just not recognizing the scanner anymore as it used to, ...
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Brother MFC-7860DW and scan through network

We have about 15 PCs in office with Ubuntu 14.04/15.10/16.04 and 2 Brother MFC-7860DWR that connect to LAN(Ethernet). I downloaded and installed drivers from Brother's support site(i used manual on ...
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canon lide does not scan the bottom of the page in text mode

When I scan a page in text mode, only the top 70-80% of the page is scanned (regardless of page settings; my paper is letter size, the page setting is letter, but the same result happens with a4 & ...
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Canon MG2550 PIXMA “Simple Scan : no scanners available, Ubuntu 14”

It's very simple! Nothing has worked until now1.... And Canon's website (Europe) doesn't seem to have the right Debian drivers for x64... Canon MG2550 Linux Drivers I just want a DEB file so I can ...
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How to set default file type PNG for Simple Scan?

With Xubuntu 15.10, Simple Scan 3.18.1, the default file type is, even for images, PDF. I would like to set it to PNG, is that possible? There is a related, older question for changing from JPG to ...