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Using Xsane with HP network scanner results in JPEG artifacts

I'm confused, I used Xsane for years with a USB MFP scanner. No problems! A bit dated and confusing multi window UI, but okay. Now for some reason I get PNG images with artifacts on this new printer/...
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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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Scan with hplip for HP Envy 5055 printer only scans bottom 1.5 inches of scanned document

Running Ubuntu 18.04.4 Printer is HP Envy 5055. I installed hplip for printer control which works fine for printing. The HP printer manager has an option to scan in the Action menu. When I choose scan,...
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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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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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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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Why resolution is limited to 600dpi on Xsane when I can use 9600dpi in Windows?

I own a Agfa SnapScan 1236s (Scsi scanner connected to a PCI Adaptec 2930+ card). The native optical resolution is 1200x600dpi or 9600x9600ppi (interpolated). I use it with a film scanner adapter and ...
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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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Scanner of Epson ET-2750 doesn't work - “sane_start: Invalid argument” - Kubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to scan a document with a Epson ET-2750-Scanner using xsane. I always get the errorcode: "Invalid argument". Printing with the ET-2750 works fine, just scanning doesn't. I've ...
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Is there a solution for scanning several photos in one go and save them in several files?

I use xsane for scanning. Is there any solution for putting several photographs on the scanner and they are split up automatically into several files after the scan? Or loading the resulting file ...
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XSane - Ubuntu 20.04 - Epson L365 Scanner

Trying to make my Epson L 365 Scanner work with XSane, and its not working. Tells me it didn find any device. Checked connections, the printer is working, but not the scanner. Tried to install epson ...
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18.04: Can't scan from Canon G2110 multi-function printer with xsane & simple scan

I use my Canon multifunction printer PIXMA G2110 with my laptop and doesn't make troubles, but when I try to use it as a scanner w/ xsane or simple scan, it is not recognized. I don't know if there'...
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Preview scans on Ubuntu 18.04 receive resolution errors

I can scan from my WF-2830 all-in-one. I have installed the imagescan-bundle-ubuntu-18.04-3.62.0.x64.deb driver from the Epson website. I edited the /etc/imagescan/imagescan.conf as follows: ...
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How To Install CanoScan LIDE 400 Scanner On Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

Gentlemen, I am a complete newb after ditching Win 10 for Ubuntu so go easy on me & be clear with your writing points. I joined this site 5 minutes ago specifically to ask this question. Yes, I've ...
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Canon flatbed scanner does not work on 32 bit Linux

I'm trying to run Canon Flatbed Scanner Unit 101 on 32 bit Linux. I can use this scanner on a custom Linux distro but I can't run it on Ubuntu 32-bit. All the config files are the same. I also ...
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CANON MF241d scanner doesn't work Ubuntu 18.04

I have the same issue as in this post: Getting CANON Mf241d scanner to work properly on Ubuntu With more details: The scan initialize correctly but stops after few millimeters of scanning. Canon ...
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How to install xsane on ubuntu 18.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I recently know that there is software viz. SANE [Scanner Access Now Easy] which can automatically detect printer (almost all the printer) and one can easily scan via this software. So I search for ...
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Xsane hangs when starting “Scanning for devices”

I want to use my Canon LIDE 50 scanner. I tested with GIMP, and Xsane took a very long time to start, but did then open and scanned beautifully. The next morning I tried to load it and it would not ...
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Need intuitive scanning software… done with FOSS

OK, been using XSane for many years now, it has not evolved in as many. I need something that is intuitive, say for something as simple as being able to adjust the scan size for multipage documents ...
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Failed to start LSB: SANE network scanner server

So my print-scanner Samsung SCX-4300 is working fine through USB, and instead, I connected it with "Networking USB Server" like the following link: https://es.aliexpress.com/item/Wavlink-USB-...
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saned.service Loaded: masked (/dev/null; bad) Active: inactive (dead) Needed for shared Scanner

This is not a duplicate of "How to map network scanner" at How to map network scanner It does not even mention this error message. ● saned.service Loaded: masked (/dev/null; bad) ...
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Why are xsane scans of 4 x 6 photos so dark

Ubuntu 18.04.2, Canon Pixma TS6220. Scans of ~ letter size docs/pics are OK. After preview of 4" x 6", and after adjusting width and height of the scan area, and selecting scan, the scanner still ...
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xsane scans only top of document while entire document is selected in preview

I am using it with hplip software and hp deskjet 2540. When scanning lineart image: Only the top 5 cm or 2 inches is scanned while the full page is selected in preview. Don't have this with ...
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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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Ubuntu XSANE has too many windows!

I installed XSANE because I couldn't get SimpleScan to work with my Canon MX490 printer. XSANE works OK (still trying to connect via wifi but USB works). But when I open XSANE and scan a document, I ...
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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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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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No scanner in Gimp 2.10 Bionic

In 18.04, have a networked Brother MFC-J870DW, which works fine in gscan2pdf, Simple Scan & Gimp 2.8. However, Gimp 2.10 can't find it. Meaning, there is no scanner listed when I select File > ...
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xsane fails because of a non-existing printer

I try to run xsane and get the following error box: Failed to open device: hpaio:/net/HP_LaserJet_MFP_.... Error during device I/O This makes sense since I am not connected to that printer now - ...
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Xsane imaging launches after 2-3 minutes for all scanners in Ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Linux. Whenever i open xsane imaging it takes more than 2 minutes to open. I tried different applications such as xsane image scanning, simplescan, gsca2pdf etc but no chnage. I also ...
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Overwrote the desktop folder to a file. How can i reverse it?

by erroneously executing xsane I overwrote my desktop folder with a pdf file. How can I revert this? Thank you very much in advance! Just to clarify: I can still access my desktop from the ...
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How to use Samsung SCX 3201 with XSane Image Scanner

Ubuntu 17.10 64 Bit I recently purchased a Multi function printer Samsung SCX 3201 (now HP) The printer is working properly. But am unable to run the scanner. If I run XSane it does not detect the ...
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Canon CanoScan LiDE 200 scans with a black bar [closed]

Hello brave Linux community. I have a CanoScan LiDE 200, which used to work seamlessly up to now, whenever I needed it (a couple of times per year). Unfortunately the last time, although it is ...
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XSane Image scanner cannot find Epson WF-4630

XSane Image Scanner and Simple Scan cannot find the printer/scanner/copier I've been using for 4 years. The printer works fine. It's connected to my home network via wifi. I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. ...
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Xsane Menu exceeds screen size. Unable to move or resize it

When utilizing the manual controls when using Xsane, the menu for these controls exceeds my screen size. Normally, I just use ALT plus the left mouse button to move the menu up above the top menu bar. ...
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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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Scanner not detected in Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 17.04 in my system. We are trying to use the network printer and scanner (Canon IR2870) in our office. However, only the printer is detected and it works well, but scanner ...
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xsane doesn't work properly after upgrading to ubuntu 16.04

I own a Epson perfection 2480. It works like a charm on my laptop with ubuntu 14.04 (xsane 0.998) and with Vuescan on my desktop with ubuntu 16.04. But on my desktop with ubuntu 16.04 and xsane 0.999, ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - simple scan not working with my scanner

I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 and my scanner is a CanoScan LiDE 110. Simple Scan is giving me a "unable to start scan" error and sometimes crashes when I attempt to scan again after being given the error....
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scan multiple pages using the scan button on DCP-7065DN and xsane

I have a Brother DCP7065DN scanner/printer and I'm running xsane under Kubuntu 14.04. I have several pages to scan. I want to be able to initiate the scan of each page from the scanner using its ...
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Installing xsane without gimp? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu 14.04: $ sudo apt-get install xsane Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra packages will be installed: gimp ...
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Cannot upgrade after installation of xsane

I have been experiencing problems after installing xsane and other software. I think I've been a bit naughty and I have taken advice from unofficial sources, and now I am reaping the consequences. I ...
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How to configure ufw to allow xsane to reach scanner?

I could not find any clear answer through prior research. Xsane fails to find the scanner with ufw enabled, works great with ufw off. I have opened 6566 for both tcp and udp in ufw. Still no joy. ...
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Network scanner (Canon) stops after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

I have just upgraded Kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 - all very nice. The machine is working well, and I can print to the Canon pixma mx420 with no problems as before, but both Skanlite and xsane return errors....
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canon pixma mg2440 scanner not working with xsane

I have got the canon pixma printer/scanner , tried installing drivers from cd, it didn't work, from canon website, i couldn't install , xsane doesn't see the scanner , however the printer is working. ...
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Use xsane as OCR without scanner

When I start xsane, It exits with the message no decvice accessible. But I would like to use it just as OCR tool. How can I suppress the device search?
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Canon CanoScan LiDE 25 Ubuntu 14.04 lts Failed to Scan

I am attempting to get any scanner to work on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I'm currently attempting to run a Canon CanoScan LiDE 25. I have tried both XSane and Simple Scan. I've tried running from Terminal with ...
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Xsane only opens when I run it as root

When I run Xsane as root it works. When I launch Xsane as a user other than root I get the following error message: failed to open device 'brother4:bus7;dev1':Invalid argument I am using Ubuntu 14....
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Scanimage works, but Xsane or any other UI does not

I moved from 12.10 to 14.04 and have a Canon Canoscan LiDE 25. It worked fine with Xsane on 12.10. Now I have the strange effect that I can use the scanner with scanimage all the time, but as soon as ...
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SCX-4521F scanner is not working ubuntu 14.04 amd64

I installed the Samsung Unified Driver for the scx 4521F and printing works. Neither program can find a scanner though: sane-find-scanner, SimpleScan and Xsane all reporting "no scanner found" Also ...