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Scanner Access Now Easy (SANE) is an API that provides standardized access to any raster image scanner hardware.

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How can I use my Canon Pixma network scanner?

I have successfully configured a Canon Pixma MX494 as a network printer from my laptop (PureOS/Debian) using CUPS. It appears under "Printers" and I can print a test page over the network. I can ...
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Scanner GT-1500 Epson can't be found by xsane, simple-scan or iscan

Currently i am trying to get my Epson GT-1500 to work. I am using Sparky Linux 5.0.4-amd64 which is based on debian stretch 9. The scanner Epson GT-1500 is not supported by sane, therefore it was ...
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“Error during CMS conversion: Could not open scanner ICM profile”

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 ...
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Brother scanner not found in xsane,

I have reinstalled Kubunutu 18.10 previous week. After the reinstallation I cannot make my scanner work. I have a Brother DCP-9010CN scanner/printer on a network location. I installed the driver and ...
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Brightness Adjustment with Document Scanners

When scanning documents, e.g. using xsane, one can set parameters for dark threshold, bright threshold and gamma. For color scans, these parameters can be set individually for R, G and B. 1. Are ...
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Manually adding SANE device address to work with GUI

I have a Samsung M2070W MFP and I want to make scanning over network functional in GUI programs such as simple-scan. I used the official driver installer (SANE driver smpf) and scanning over USB ...
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Scanner is detected just once

I installed SANE backend (hardware.sane.enable = true; on NixOS) and tested if my scanner is detected by running scanimage -L (as suggested here https://nixos.wiki/wiki/Scanners). Interestingly, the ...
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Brother DCP9015CDW scanner - no ideas

Does anyone know how to make this scanner work with Linux? I can print using it - connected with USB, but no scan program can see its SANE drive, even when fully on (not in standby).
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SANE fails to open scanner device - local IP address change possibly responsible

I have a Brother DCP-7065DN multi-function device. This device includes a flatbed scanner. Here is what scanimage -L reports for this scanner. device `brother4:net1;dev1' is a Brother Scanner DCP-...
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Scanning film (negatives) on Linux

I'm trying to scan 35mm film strips using a HP Scanjet G3010 and XSane on Manjaro Linux (17.0.2). Unfortunately, XSane is slow and doesn't work quite right. Eg. I can choose between 600 or 1200 DPI (...
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SANE scanner access from inside a VM?

I'm using Arch inside VMware, and trying to connect to a Canon P-208 scanner. I know this scanner to be supported, it has an entry in /etc/sane.d/canon_dr.conf, but it shows up as: $ scanimage -L ...
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Fujitsu ScanSnap IX500 scanner stopped working, possibly on upgrade from Debian jessie to stretch

My ScanSnap IX500 stopped working recently, possibly on upgrade from Debian jessie to stretch. Per the documentation in http://www.sane-project.org/man/sane-fujitsu.5.html I set the environmental ...
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What is `libsane-v4l.so.1` and how do I get it?

Trying to fix a scanner problem (Brother DCP-110c scanner not working in Mint 18.1), and following this post that says to use export SANE_DEBUG_DLL=128 scanimage -L in order to look for errors of ...
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XSane - Error during read: Error during device I/O - Canon Pixma mg3550 scanner/printer

I'm trying to get my scanner/printer Canon PIXMA MG3550 to work over the network with XSane. The driver is installed and almost everything works (printing over USB & network, scanning over USB). ...
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Linux Mint - Cannot get Canon MF4370dn scanner to work

So i have linux mint 18.1 installed and i have a Canon MF 4370dn printer/scanner, i got the printer side working using the drivers from Canon's site, but the scanner side is still not working. ...
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Brother x86 scanner driver on Raspberry Pi with QEMU and SANE

I have a Brother 7055 Printer/Scanner and a Raspberry Pi, I'm trying to turn both into a print and scan server. Unfortunately, Brother doesn't provide any ARM drivers. I run into this blog post about ...
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install epson v39 on nixOS

I'm trying to get a epson v39 scanner running under NixOS. I followed the instructions on this page, which basically tells you to add the following to the configuration.nix : hardware.sane.enable = ...
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hplip 3.16.2: no installed HP device found (while CUPS finds it)

I was investigating further an issue already reported here. The problem is: after having upgraded the hplip driver to 3.16.2, the scanner in my all-in-one printer HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M277dw does ...
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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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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 3.16.2. This resulted in a number of inconveniences (for example, one ...
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HPLIP -> HPAIO Error during device I/O

I'm running Chaos Calmer 15.05 (openwrt firmware) in a TPLINK WDR3600 and I'm trying to install SANE + HPLIP in order to get scanner over lan network. I installed sane-libs and sane-daemon + ...
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How does SANE detect a scanner that has been turned off?

(This might be off topic here. In that case, please migrate to another more appropriate place. Possibly SuperUser?) I have a Brother DCP-7065DN multifunction printer (including a scanner). This is ...
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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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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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sane does not work as saned but as root it does

I have a plug computer that I want to use as scanner server using sane. It already worked with a different plug, so I know for sure that the scanner and sane are workable together. If I issue ...
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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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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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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 ...