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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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xsane can't find network scanner unless given on command line

I have a scanner connected to a server on my local network. Scanning locally on the server with scanimage works fine. Scanning remotely only works when I explicitly provide the address net:myhostname:...
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Package libsane-extras not found; is this a problem or should the instructions change?

The instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/sane suggest installing libsane-extras as one of the packages to go along with sane. As of June 2023, this package is not found in a standard ...
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Combining pages from multiple scans into a single multipage document with xSane

Here is my use case: A multipage document is scanned and mailed in hardcopy to be signed. The last page with the signatures is signed, scanned somewhere else and then mailed back to me. I want to scan ...
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xsane not permitting width wider than 8.267in

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad with Gnome has my desktop. I have xsane 0.999 installed. My Scanner is an HP Color LaserJet MFP M476dw. With xsane I used to be able to scan widths up ...
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OpticSlim 2610 Plus supported?

I need a scanner on my linux (Debian bullseye). Sane is the software stack, handling scanners. The device is visible to USB: > lsusb Bus 001 Device 009: ID 07b3:1806 Plustek, Inc. USB2.0 Scanner(...
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Is sane available for using scanner on RHEL 8.5 (Oopta)?

I have installed RHEL 8.5 on a system and want to use scanner with a Java application using SANE. In previous versions of RHEL 7.x we use SANE ports for local scanners available on localhost (127.0.0....
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scanimage: unrecognized option

I want to scan a page with scanimage and my Brother ADS-1700W scanner. The command I came up with looks like this: scanimage -d "brother5:bus3;dev2" --mode "Black & White" --...
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Cant find backend for new scanner

I recently bought a new printer/scanner to my raspberrypi. The old one was HP_LaserJet_M1005. It worked fined. Now I installed a new scanner, HP_LaserJet_MFP_M28-M31, and I get errors. Until now, I ...
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Raspberry Pi doesn't recognize HP PSC 750xi Scanner

I posted this to raspberrypi.stackexchange yesterday with no responses and only 4 views, so I'm reposting and expanding the original post here to reach a wider/different audience. I have an old Pi-3 ...
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Resize xsane tiny window in Gnome

I am running Ubuntu 21.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad with Gnome has my desktop. When I run xsane my "Advanced Options" window is tiny (10 pixels wide and not much more high) and I cannot seem to ...
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Scaner operates but gives error

I've done a hard drive backup and reinstalled my OS (Linux Mint 20.2). Now simple-scan refuses to be simple. It runs. Detects the scanner, The scanner scans when I click "scan". But when the ...
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HP LaserJet Pro MFP M28a: unable to reach the scanner from XSane under Debian 11 using HPLIP

My OS is Debian 11 and my printer is an HP LaserJet Pro MFP M28a. After the first install using the hplip package, both printing and scanning were working fine but, for some reason, I had to reinstall ...
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ACLs not applied on device by udev on user login

so there is a usb scanner: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 055f:021e Mustek Systems, Inc. BearPaw 1200 TA/CS and a logged in user, registered in loginctl: [mk@linux ~]$ loginctl session-status 1 - mk (1000) ...
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scanimage returns a broken image

i want to use a raspberry pi (Debian) as scan-Server. For this job I installed SANE and ImageMagick. If I scan with ... Bash: scanimage -p --resolution=25 --mode=Color -l 0 -t 0 -x 210mm -y 297mm >...
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Modify SANE backend for Canoscan 9000F scanner to allow A4 width scans longer than 11.7 inches

I'm new here so please forgive me if I'm not doing things right. I was hoping someone could help me. I am trying to modify a Canoscan 9000F scanner so that I can scan A4 width documents of any length ...
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SANE not detecting scanner by ID (pipe error) or path (invalid arg)

I have a Canon P-208II, which uses the canon_dr backend [0]. However, I noticed from lsusb that the product ID of mine (0x1660) differs from that in /etc/sane.d/canon_dr.conf and /usr/lib/udev/rules/...
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Segmentation fault in Simple Scan, XSane and scanimage

I've been using Simple Scan on Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS for a couple years now, but today I'm not able to launch it anymore. It opens it window and immediately crashes. When I try to use CLI instead I'm ...
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saned conflicting with saned.socket

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 and I've successfully managed to configure an Epson network scanner in my LAN using sane utility. Although the scanner works fine, command sudo systemctl status saned shows ...
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scanimage --list-devices only works once

After plugging in the usb cable the Fujitsu scanner is found once: uname -a scanimage --list-devices Linux raspberrypi 4.19.66-v7+ #1253 SMP Thu Aug 15 11:49:46 BST 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux device `...
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HPlip cannot find printer/scanner (HP Envy 5010)

Santa brought me a new printer - an HP Envy 5010 but I can't get it working. The paper documentation supplied with the printer was useless (omitted to mention that you need to / how to open the case ...
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sane, can't find my scanner (permission problem) even if I added udev rules unless i use sudo

My AIO Printer/Scanner is Canon E400 but I can't find my scanner as a normal user, only with sudo & scan is also work with sudo ~ cincinmasukmangkok@orangepizero < sane-find-scanner ...
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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 the 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 ...
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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?

I have a Brother DCP-7065DN multifunction printer (including a scanner). This is connected to my computer via an Ethernet cable. I'm running Debian jessie (8.3). I'm in the process of doing some ...
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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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