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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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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 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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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-...
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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 Document Management

I'm looking for a Linux (Freeware preferred) replacement for the Paperport Document Management Software by Nuance. Wants: Scan to PDF. OCR. Simple Indexing and Searching. Data stored locally. ...
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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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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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sane on Ubuntu 14-04 doesn't recognize Samsung scanner

I have a Dell-Precision 5510 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and Samsung SCX-4729FW with combined copier+printer+scanner. Samsung is USB-connected directly to the laptop. I can print out my files ...
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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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Unable to enumerate USB device

I have an old Acer S2W 3300 U scanner that I used to use in Linux some ten years ago. Tried to install it in an updated Slackware64 linux box, but the kernel doesn't seem to be able to identify it. ...
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Installing the brother dcp195c scanner on linux mint 18

I have a distribution of Linux Mint 18 and I wanted to install the Brother dcp195c printer definition scanner I used this method in link https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=590793 And I ...
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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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Configure masscan to leave user agent in server logs

I'm trying to configure the nmap-like program masscan to leave a useragent (and all the other usual info that comes along with the useragent, but the useragent is what I'm most concerned with) in the ...
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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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How do I change Simplescan's default email?

I found one other person with this issue from long ago. I'm currently: Mint 17.1/64/i5/16GB RAM 3.13.0-37-generic In SS, if I choose, "scan to email"--> it opens Chromium? I'd like to know if I ...