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In computing, an image scanner is a device that optically scans images, text and other objects then converts the result to a digital image. Drivers and application programming interfaces (APIs) such as SANE are used by Unix/Linux scanning software to access scanning devices.

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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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My EPSON ET-2710 printer has a USB connection with a GNOME managed computer. I can print documents but Image Scan ignores my connection to the printer

My computer is a recent ACER Aspire with GNOME environment. I have connected it to my ET 2710 EPSON printer through a USB connection. No problem to print a document. But the connection to the computer ...
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Scanner only scans once on updated system

I'm trying to scan using my Samsung Xpress C480 (connected via USB). The scanner works fine when I use Ubuntu 14.04. However, when using an up-to-date Manjaro system, it is very unreliable. I usually ...
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Document scanner on PC like with mobile apps

I'm impressed with the abilities of document scanner apps for mobile devices. I've tried a few and they do a very similar thing very well: Take a camera picture/photo of a paper document, detect it's ...
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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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Are there decent, free malware solutions for Linux? [closed]

I looked around for an antivirus on Linux (Arch) or malware scanner, bumped on ClamAV and I don't even remember if I got it to work so fair to say it didn't make the cut at the moment in time. Are ...
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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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Epson ET-3760 won't connect to scanner

I have ubuntu studio 20.04 and have been struggling to install the scanner drivers for this printer ET-3760,Can someone explain in a basic way how to do this please? It is urgent and I must be doing ...
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Scanner available only with sudo

I have an Epson ET-2756 printer. I'm able to print easily with it, but it took me a long time to understand why under Debian 10 my computer wasn't able to detect its scanner part. Eventually, I've ...
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How to sort files based on barcode and bubble forms?

Summary: I need a means to sort scanned worksheets, by page number, and by student name, into a folder belonging to each student. I need to setup a process for easily sorting worksheets completed by ...
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USB Barcode scanner returns values in wrong order

I have this Netum USB wired Barcode scanner which shows as BLM103 Virtual COM Port from the device list. When used on Windows the scanner returns the read values properly, but for some reason on Mac ...
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Canon scanner recognised in Fedora, not Debian with sane-pixma

I have a Canon scanner and Iḿ trying to install it on a QubesOS machine. In one qube (virtual machine) I have a fresh Debian 10 install, in the other a fresh Fedora 32 install. The printer drivers are ...
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How can I make scanbd work on Raspberry Pi

I am trying to configure a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian to be a scan server with scanbd and SANE for my Canon CanoScan LIDE 60. As the buttons are not directly supported, I had to manually compile the ...
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How can I compile scanbd on Raspberry Pi?

I am trying to get the buttons on my Canon CanoScan LiDE 60 to work. So far I installed the sane-utils, the printer is detected and I can scan. However the front buttons on the scanner are not ...
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Do scanners really work better using Windows drivers?

I'm deciding what software to use to scan a large number of photographs and came across this article: It’s a bummer I can’t use Ubuntu with my Canon flatbed scanner. Luckily I hadn’t scanned too many ...
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How do I register my scanner in Simple Scan?

Recently I decided to switch from Windows 10 to Linux Mint 20.1. When I open up the Document Scanner utility it says that it cannot detect any scanners. I have a Brother MFC-L2700DW. Although it isn't ...
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How to come the GUI tool from scangearmp2

my print Canon MAXIFY MB5150 I have been downloading scangearmp2 from the canon site I installated it with, cd ~/scangearmp2-3.40-1-deb/packages sudo apt install scangearmp2_3.40-1_amd64.deb and cd ~...
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HP DeskJet Plus Ink Advantage 6075 All-in-One Printer - Scanner not working Linux Mint 19.3

I have an HP DeskJet Plus Ink Advantage 6075 All-in-One Printer. Unfortunately the scanner is not detected by any of these programs: Simple Scan, XSane, hp-uiScan. In the first place it didn't work ...
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Treatment of a scanned logo with ImageMagick

I have an image produced by a scan of a logo, that is supposed to have only one tonality. The pixels close to the edge of the logo have various levels of density. The use will require it to go over ...
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Cannot scan (documents) to Samba share when using SMBv2

On my Debian Buster I have a Samba share that works fine from both Windows and Linux clients. I've configured the Samba with min protocol = SMB2 in smb.conf and with local user/password authentication ...
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Automatically scan first page with scanimage in batch mode

I'm using scanimage --batch-prompt command to scan multiple documents one by one. That way it will ask to confirm scan for each page including first one. Problem is, my usual use case is to launch ...
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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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Legacy vs modern printer for debian how to find out?

I want to purchase a printer with integrated scanner (ADF is a must). I'm currently running debian 10 and not much of an expert with regards to printing and scanning on linux. After consulting the ...
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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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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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Canon ts3100 won't scan but will print

I have recently changed from Windows and love using Linux. Lots of challenges but a great system. I have Mint 19.3 running 64 bit. My printer/scanner is a Canon TS 3120, connected by usb to my ...
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Multiple tcp scanning tools integration

I recently started my first programming project that consist of purpose multiple tcp scanning tools integration for multiple usage. To be more clear, I want to incorporate NMAP and MASSCAN tools. But, ...
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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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Saned not providing scanner over netowrk

Just upgraded my file server to Mageia 7. It seemed to go pretty well, but even with good backups, I'm not able to get some stuff back. For example, my flatbed scanner is no longer working over the ...
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Can't find Ricoh All-in-One machines' scanners over network with Vuescan

I'm trying to access the scanner functionality of some Ricoh All-in-One printers from a workstation with Debian Stretch using Vuescan, but none of the means I've used can find any of them: neither ...
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scanner not found on debian

I have Debian 10 with GNOME, and the printer/scanner is an HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M181fw. I added this printer using the "graphical mode" (not using command lines). The printer works. In ...
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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 do I set up scanning from an HP OfficeJet Pro on NixOS?

I have cups printing working on NixOS with my HP OfficeJet Pro 8610. But how do I get scanning working with, say, simple-scan?
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my server will damage if i delete this infected files?

some spam scripts in my server (it send thousands of mails/hr) i did scan to my server CentOS7 + Virtualmin using clamav , and this is the reuslts : /home/joudakpk/homes/info/Maildir/cur/1555410522....
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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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scan from printer to pdf file via a network

OS. Fedora 28 64 bit gnome fully up dated Printer Brother MFC-J6530DW Fixed IP addresses XXX.YYY.ZZZ.WW2 for the printer Fixed IP address for the Computer XXX/YYY.ZZZ.WW3 for the Computer The ...
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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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Script to gather IP Address and hostname from network devices

I want an output like this: IP Address: 192.168.1.1 Hostname:Test-PC This is what I have done: test(){ ping -c 1 $1 > /dev/null [ $? -eq 0 ] && echo "IP Address": ...
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sane scanner not available via TWAIN/Wine

I have a scanner (Fujitsu ix500) connected via USB with a Fedora 29 machine. I can use the scanner just fine using GNOME's simple-scan. Also it seems the scanner is well supported via sane: $ ...
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Convert scanned image to PDF with fixed DPI

Imagine I have a bunch of JPEG files that I have scanned using a known resolution (300 dpi in this case). However the JPEG file has some additional margin at the border because the scanner's area is ...
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Epson drivers in deb

I'm looking for the old Epson scanner drivers. In particular: iscan_2.10.0-2_i386.deb There is iscan_2.10.0-2_i386.rpm version and sources at official site that can't be build with up-to-date gcc. ...
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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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Trouble with the scanner -- Xsane

I have Xsane on Ubuntu 12.04, with the scanner/printe/fax SAMSUNG_SCX_4729_FW. When trying to scan an image, with preview window open, and clicking the button "Acquire preview", I get an error message ...
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Trying to connect to a network printer/scanner

I'm trying to connect to a network printer/scanner and I'm completely lost. I found its IP with fing (its output 192.168.1.200/Ricoh). Disconnecting the network cable makes it disappear from the ...
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Automatically restoring verticality of the edges of a scanned photo

I want to scan a collection of rectangular photos, both color and black-and-white. I am generally quite happy with the scanning, but I run into some practical problems, due to the fact that photos are ...
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Finding drivers for a new scanner [closed]

I'm shopping for a document scanner. Some options are advertised as having drivers Windows and Mac. How can I know if it will run under Debian? I don't mind to install proprietary drivers, if I have ...
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Wireless scanning with FUJITSU Document Scanner ScanSnap iX500 on Linux

The FUJITSU Document Scanner ScanSnap iX500 supports wireless scanning on Mac and PC. Does anyone know how to set that up on Linux? I'm running Arch / KDE and I use XSane for scanning.
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