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Configuring a Canon MX360 scanner

Since the system on one our computers has been changed from Windows to Linux I cannot work out how to scan from our Canon MX360. Can anyone explain how on Earth this is done? I did not install Linux, ...
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Unable to get SANE working on Raspberry Pi

I've tried to make my Raspberry Pi into a print/scan server today. The CUPS print server install & config ran fine and everything works, however I'm not able to get SANE scan server to work. I'm ...
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Wireless scanning with HP Envy 5530

I just got an HP Envy 5530. Both printing and scanning work nicely when connected via USB, but when connecting wirelessly I can print but not scan. [1] mike@longshot> hp-probe ...
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ppd file for deskjet 1050

I'm on manjaro, I have deskjet 1050 printer/scanner. I installed hplip from AUR for the scanner to work. It asks me for ppd file for deskjet 1050, what's a ppd file and how to get it? It's this one, ...
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How to scan a directory with a space in its name with maldet

I'm trying to scan some directories with Linux Malware Detect (command-line command maldet): maldet -a /SOMETHING\ 1/ But I get: maldet(13857): {scan} invalid path /SOMETHING 1/ I've tried ...
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Warnings/Errors when running clamav/clamscan, scanning 3TB hard-drive

What I'm trying to do: I'm trying to scan my File-Server for malware, and I'm using clamav/clamscan, where the man page say's it can scan files up to 4GB. This man page states: --max-filesize=#n ...
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Scanimage works, but Xsane or any other UI does not

I moved from Ubuntu 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 ...
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scanimage does not find scanner unless sudo'ed, but shows up with sane-find-scanner (Raspbian)

I have an Epson multifunction device connected to a Raspberry Pi running the latest Raspbian. As you can see in the output below, scanimage will only find my scanner if I sudo it, but sane-find ...
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Errors when installing Maldet on an Fedora 20 system, have had these before

I just installed maldetect-1.4.2 on a system(Fedora 20) and it gives this error when installing: gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file tar: Child returned status 1 tar: Error is not ...
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Slide Scanner not recognized in Linux Mint

first of all: I'm using Linux Mint 17/Qiana, I previously asked this on askubuntu, and got redirected here, so I hope this is the right place to ask this :P So I am trying to get a slide scanner ...
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Crunchbang: Can't use simple-scan without administrator rights

I'm running the latest version of Crunchbang 64-bit on a Dell E5510 notebook. Installing my printer and scanner worked fine - I just used an existing Ubuntu tutorial. However, scanning without ...
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Sane can't see Samsung CLX-3305W network scanner in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I've installed a new Samsung CLX-3305W multifunction printer/scanner a couple of weeks ago on a dual boot system with W7 on one physical drive and Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on a separate drive. The printer ...
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What is the last step to use my scanner?

I have a Canon DR-1210C USB Scanner. It is recognized by the kernel when plugged in: [5365651.911506] usb 2-2.1: USB disconnect, address 3 [5365661.952066] usb 2-2: USB disconnect, address 2 ...
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Configuring Epson Stylus NX420 Scanner on Debian Wheezy

I'm trying to get my Epson Stylus NX420 printer/scanner combo to work with sane on Debian Wheezy (via USB). I've got cups and saned running, and I've added the printer in the cups configuration page. ...
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Benq 5150C scanning 1/4 of page

I have a Benq 5150C scanner. It didn't work out of the box. After downloading the windows driver (from Benq Middle East), extracting the .bin file and following this post, the scanner started working ...
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Image size with gscan2pdf and ImageMagick `convert` bloat

I scan all my important incoming physical-mail to PDF. I am trying to move this activity to Linux as part of the process of eliminating my dependence on Windows - where I used to use the excellent but ...
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Brother scanner and missing /dev/bus/usb entry?

APR 2015 UPDATE: Scanning just worked! The update to Mint 17 (aka Ubuntu 14.04) did not make any difference, but the most likely explanation is that the recent update to Ubuntu 14.04.2 as the base ...
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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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Compile pdf file from multiple images scanned in by scanimage --batch

Say I'm scanning in images of documents with something like: scanimage --mode Gray --resolution 300 -x 215 -y 280 --format=tiff \ --batch=document-p%d.tiff --batch-prompt (In the example I've ...
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How do I scan grayscale with simple-scan?

I really like simple-scan because: It's really simple It has an interface that fits with GNOME setup on Debian (unlike Skanlite) However, I can't seem to be able to set it to scan in grayscale. ...
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Standard workflow to digitize magazines or books using OCR while minimizing file size?

To scan books containing just text, black&white images and clear borders, the workflow I've been using is: digitize the source using a camera or just a scanner use scantailor finally use ...
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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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Canon I sensys MF3010 driver

I have this printer + scanner. Here (Driver for Canon i-SENSYS MF3010) I hound very useful answer to install driver and it worked for me. As printer now it works for me but I have same 1.0.23 but it ...
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What do you do to scan with 600 dpi while maintaing a small output file?

I just installed xsane which I already successfully tested with my Epson Perfection V30. When scanning with these settings the output file is remarkably large. Is there a way to decrease the size, ...
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Brother DCP-J315W is active in terminal but not detected in Elementary OS

For a couple of days I've been trying to get my "all-in-one" Brother DCP-J315W to work. I managed to make the printer work over Wi-Fi, but the scanner is not detected in GUI even though it is visible ...
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Scanner works in laptop, not in desktop

I have an Epson Perfection 660 flatbed scanner that works on my laptop. This is what appears in /var/log/syslog when I plug it in: Dec 18 15:43:57 lap kernel: [   31.868278] usb 6-2: new full-speed ...
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Drivers for HP ScanJet 2400 on Linux

I'm trying to install my scanner "HP ScanJet 2400". I followed the recipe from here: http://www.elcot.in/linuxdrivers_download.php, However, it was not possible at all to detect it, when working in ...
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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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HP LaserJet M1536DNF network scanning on Scientific Linux 6.4 - Error during device I/O

[root@NOTEBOOK ~]# scanimage -L device `hpaio:/usb/HP_LaserJet_M1536dnf_MFP?serial=ZZXXYYXXYYXX' is a Hewlett-Packard HP_LaserJet_M1536dnf_MFP all-in-one [root@NOTEBOOK ~]# scanimage --format=tiff ...
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Quick and dirty way to edit scans

I've got a lot of documents that I want to scan that require only modest editing. Mainly trimming the edges, splitting in two (when I scan two pages in one scan), and possibly adjust the perspective ...
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detect process that executes portscans

I have to administer an ubuntu 12.04 server, where there seem to go portscans to the whole subnet. How can I find out the process that does the scans? pstree init─┬─acpid ...
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Can a Linux computer receive scanned images from a scanner using WSD (Web Services on Devices)?

Can a Linux computer receive scanned images from a scanner using WSD (Web Services on Devices)? Background: At my work we have an Epson WP-4545 printer, and the printer part works fine from Linux, ...
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Why Nmap fragmented scan on Linux is only working from virtual environment?

OLD QUESTION AND TITLE (Look further down for the updated question): Why Nmap fragmented scan is only working on Backtrack? I spent quite a few hours today trying to capture and study some ...
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HP Deskjet 3050A scanner not working in Debian

I have an HP Deskjet All-in-one 3050A. In Debian Testing I installed it through CUPS and the printer works fine. However I can't say the same about the scanner. I've tried install it using HPLIP, but ...
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Vuescan Application

I have Kodak i1120 document scanner. Driver is available for windows only. But an application named Vuescan managed to run it on Linux ( tried on Ubuntu 11.10 and 10.04 ). How they had managed to do ...
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Hewlett-Packard ScanJet 2200c on Scientific Linux 6.1 64bit

I have a: Bus 006 Device 002: ID 03f0:0605 Hewlett-Packard ScanJet 2200c Scanner plugged in via USB to my notebook. When I launch this command (no matter that I use it with a normal user or ...
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How to use Deskjet 2050 J510 scanner on Scientific Linux 6.1?

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=672306 So... I need to install hplip-3.11.3a-1.fc14 ? How? I can't find the rpm in the repositories, and I can't find the rpm on the net.. can someone ...
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Using iscan (GIMP plugin) from the command line

I'm something called iscan to use my scanner. However to use it, I need to go through a GUI to get my scanned pdf. When I run iscan --help (because just iscan launches the GUI), it tells me that it is ...
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Lexmark S305 scanner / printer

I have bought a Lexmar Impact S305 scanner / printer. There was the small penguin and the word "Linux" among supported systems on the box. The problem is the official drivers are only for Debian based ...
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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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What program can I use to get copier/fax functionality from separate scanner and printer?

It is difficult to find a good multifunction laser printer in my price range. But there are several good cheap laser printers (non-multifunction) and I have an excellent scanner (better than I could ...
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Why is connecting scanners to Linux such a pain?

I've run into this problem yesterday, after about six months or so, where I used my scanner for the last time. I've installed a new Linux in the meantime. I have a Mustek BearPaw 1200 CU Plus. It's ...