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How to setup a scanner in crouton chroot?

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed on my hp chromebook using crouton but I'm not sure how to access a usb device from inside the chroot. I'm trying to access a brother DS-720D scanner with xsane. From ...
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Adjusting constrast when scanning using SANE

I just did a scan with my new Brother multifunction CP-7065DN printer using the SANE frontend gscan2pdf. The paper in question was handwritten, and the scan was too light. When I reprinted the scan, ...
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Can I use the “Scan” button with SANE?

I have an HP Deskjet with integrated scanner. It has a "Scan" button on its top, but this button does not interact with the xsane program on my Debian machine: To get a page scanned, I have to ...
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Scanner assumes document feeder is legal-sized

I have a Brother MFC-J630W all-in-one printer-scanner-fax. I have the sane software installed, along with the sane driver provided by Brother. The scanner has a document feeder. I'm using this ...
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pnmtops subprocess hang when called from a scanadf script

I have been happily using scanadf with the -S script --script-wait parameters for a couple of years. My script, called scan_perpage, converts the image data to pdf, via a call to pnmtops, piped ...
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Single window mode in xsane

Is it possible to use xsane in a single window mode (just like in gimp since version 2.8)? If it's not possible by default is there any compile option to achieve this?
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How to switch HP printer from CDROM mode to Printer/Scanner mode

I have an HP multifunction printer/scanner M1123 MFP. I installed the latest hplip that should support it and also hp-plugin. However, when I plug the device in, I only see a CDROM detected in dmesg. ...
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How to get infrared image data with sane on an epson v700 scanner?

I have read a number of posts on the topic and it seems that for now it is not possible to use sane to read infrared data (second pass) with my Epson Perfection V700 scanner out of the box. But are ...
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Frontend for libsane for manual batch scans,

Platform: Linux I have several documents that I want to batch scan without autofeed. Basically meaning that after a scan I want to "flip the page" and press a button to scan the next page, in the end ...
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Reseting USB for scanner

This is a question on:superuser, since one reply suggested I ask here... My distro does not yet have a backend for my scanner, but the last release of SANE does. So I downloaded the source and ...