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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is Scanner Canon Pixma MG2450 supported in Linux?

The Cannon Pixma MG2450 printer has an integrated scanner that should work with a tool like Simple Scan (or Xsane, Skanlite). I have the proper drivers (provided by Canon: scangearmp-common and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ├─apache2───14*[apache2]...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Progressively acquiring an image using SANE

I have successfully set up and used scanimage (with hplip) and found it to work consistently and reliably. Some time ago I built a simple auto-scan wrapper that would acquire an image, display the ...
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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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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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Can nmap display only hosts with specific ports open?

Can nmap list all hosts on the local network that have both SSH and HTTP open? To do so, I can run something like: nmap 192.168.1.1-254 -p22,80 --open However, this lists hosts that have ANY of ...
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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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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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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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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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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 root,...
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Looking for a tool similar to the Security Advisor plugin for WHM that can run on CentOS 7 without WHM

The startup I'm working at is setting up some new CentOS 7 servers that will host a mobile application, and some of the data is sensitive, thus, the servers need to be secured to the best of our ...
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xsane states that no devices are available (any longer)

I use Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS. My all-in-one scanner and printer worked well with xsane 0.998 until I upgraded the hplip driver 3.6.12. This resulted in a number of inconveniences (for example, one ...
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Virtualization and SCSI passthrough

Is there a way to do SCSI passthrough in a virtualized environnement under Linux (Linux being the host OS, and MacOSX being the guest OS) ? My goal is to drive a high end scanner for which no driver ...
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My “SG303” barcode scanner works on Windows. But it doesn't work on Linux; why not?

I have the following issue with a Barcode Scanner (working fine on PC with Win8.1). I don't know much about the scanner, it's called "SG303 High Performance CCD Scanner" and I don't know if this one ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Scanner not working (manjaro latest release)

i have installed the "driver install" file from brother website for my brothermfcj270w printer. Installed it, printing works fine but scanner is not working. When i press the scan button on the ...
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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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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 do I change Simplescan's default email?

I found one other person with this issue from long ago. I'm currently: Mint 17.1/64/i5/16GB RAM 3.13.0-37-generic In SS, if I choose, "scan to email"--> it opens Chromium? I'd like to know if I ...
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saned accepting scans initiated on scanner/MFP [duplicate]

I'd like to use my Raspberry Pi as a home print and scanner server. I successfully made it to half way, installed hplips and cups, we can print now from OSX, Windows, Ubuntu and Android, there's sane/...
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Is it possible to differentiate single/double/long-presses of a scan button by scanbd?

I have a ScanSnap s1500 which only has a single button. I'm hoping scanbd supports multiplexing scan button presses (i.e. differentiating between a single press / double press / long press). At the ...
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Scan to PDF terminal bash script

I'm trying to make my first bash script. My idea is based on this http://www.moreno.marzolla.name/software/scan-to-pdf/ I want to make a semiautomatic scan script for the terminal. My idea is the ...