Questions tagged [scanner]

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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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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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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xsane error “dbus[18054]: arguments to dbus_connection_send() were incorrect”

Have a Brother Hl-L2395DW wirelessly connected to Slackware-15.0x64 (i.e., -current64 as of 20March2019) with the corresponding multilib also installed "on top" of it. And I ran (as root) Brother's ...
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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. How ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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“sane_open returned: Invalid argument” with Brother Scanner but scanimage does work

Until now I had my Brother DCP-7055 Scanner exposed through SANEd to be able to use the scanner in my LAN. So everything was supposedly properly setup, drivers, the UDEV rules to make SANEd detect the ...
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Can't get my Brother printer to scan (printing works) [MFC-J265W] [64bit] [Debian 9]

So I have a MFC-J265W Brother printer (connected via USB) and got it to print under Debian 9.0 64bit. For this I had to select my model on the Brother homepage and install the Driver Install Tool by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to scan with Canon integrated scanner when I have the 'scangearmp' drivers?

I have created this question in order to provide an answer. The idea is that having this question on a Pixma printer I have found that many people that have the proper drivers (different depending on ...
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Scanner CanoScan LIDE400

I am working on Ubuntu 18.10. I connected a CanoScan LIDE400 from Canon and installed the drivers (ScanGear for Ubuntu) with the "Terminal". I went to the correct directory and put this command-line: ...
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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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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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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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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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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 the ...
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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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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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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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Epson Pervection v39 scanner and Debian Buster

i can't get my scanner (epson pervection v39) to work under debian buster. i downloaded the drivers from epson (the 64bit ones for my 64 bit system) and installed them without errors. the scanner ...
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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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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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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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scangearmp2 can scan from my Canon Pixma TS5150 but only basic scans

I have installed the scangearmp2 tool to use my Canon Pixma TS5150 scanner and I managed to get it working. But unlike some screenshot I've seen it only provides a very crude interface. It can only ...
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Installing Dell P713w Scanner on Debian 9

I am attempting to use my Dell P713 printer/scanner on my machine. I (with some difficulty) got the printer to work, but cannot get the scanner to work. Running, sudo sane-find-scanner gives the ...
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ScanImage Legal size settings

I have been trying to setup ScanImage to scan legal size paper via the ADF without success. I thought I could just change the X and Y coordinates of the ScanImage command, however that does not work. ...
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How to protect against port scanners?

Is it possible to prevent nmap from observing my machine entirely? After dropping all incoming connections with iptables port scans return as "filtered". It'd prefer if nmap couldn't see what ports ...
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port and associated service

I have a question related to the concept of port number and its associated service. Given that a port number is a way to identify a specific process to which an Internet or other network message is ...
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Remove extra non-working scanners

I tried to add a USB scanner to my system without any luck and now when I start XSane or Image Scan! for Linux I get a list of non-working scanners. How these can be removed? I've tried: # pacman -...
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How do I automatically scan documents on Linux from the terminal?

I want to automatically get my printer to scan documents on a set interval, so that I can swap out and scan my documents without needing to click a button on my computer every time. I also need the ...
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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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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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Getting Epson Perfection V39 scanner to work in Arch?

I'm trying to get Epson Perfection V39 scanner to work in Arch. It's USB scanner and gets power directly from USB port. % sane-find-scanner found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x013d [...
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Scan Website Data For Malicious Code & Injections [closed]

I want to scan a website's complete data, what's most authentic & user friendly tool for that on linux? Suggest me command line utilites please.
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Showing network interface for outbound traffic

I'm able to obtain outbound IP/port list using netstat -atn | tr -s ' '| cut -f5 -d ' ' | grep -v '127.0.0.1' My system has multiple IPs over two physical interfaces: em1 em1:0 em1:1 em1:2 em2 Is ...
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Distinguish between error and “success” in scanimage-batch

I'm running a little script with the scanimage batch-command on a remote server and would like to know if and how the scan has been done the batch. Therefore the script requires a proper "error"-...
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Brother DCP-110c integrated scanner not working in Mint (18.1 x64)

I have successfully installed the printer drivers as indicated here, which should include the scanner drivers. Indeed, brscan2 and brscan-key are installed; I have also installed brother-udev-rule-...