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I'm using xsane to scan images with my Brother MFC-L2710DW multifunction. Scanning works fine, but - I repeatedly get an error message saying:

Error during CMS conversion: Ccould not open scanner ICM profile

I've tried switching the colorspace choice between the options: "Embed Scanner ICM profile", "Convert to sRGB" and "Convert to working color space" - but I still get the error message.

My questions:

  • Why does xsane need the "ICM profile" if it can scan without it?
  • How can I tell xsane to stop looking for that profile?
  • How can I provide xsane with the correct profile?
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A partial answer:

Color management, or application of a color profile, is an optional action when scanning a document. xsane is complaining about not being able to perform it since it's enabled by a preference - and the preference is set by default. Of course it's problematic to default to expecting a file that's not guaranteed to be present, but that's how it is.

Anyway, in xsane's initial scanning dialog, on the menus, localte Preferences | Enable Color Management and disable it.

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You should now stop getting error messages.

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