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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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Why Nmap fragmented scan on Linux is only working from virtual environment?

OLD QUESTION AND TITLE (Look further down for the updated question): Why Nmap fragmented scan is only working on Backtrack? I spent quite a few hours today trying to capture and study some ...
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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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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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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 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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Standard workflow to digitize magazines or books using OCR while minimizing file size?

To scan books containing just text, black&white images and clear borders, the workflow I've been using is: digitize the source using a camera or just a scanner use scantailor finally use djvubind ...
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detect process that executes portscans

I have to administer an ubuntu 12.04 server, where there seem to go portscans to the whole subnet. How can I find out the process that does the scans? pstree init─┬─acpid ├─apache2───14*[apache2]...
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scanner not found on debian

I have debian 10 with gnome, and the printer/scanner HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M181fw. I add this printer using the "graphical mode" (not command-line). The printer works, in the setup I see both ...
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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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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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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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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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Wireless scanning with HP Envy 5530

I just got an HP Envy 5530. Both printing and scanning work nicely when connected via USB, but when connecting wirelessly I can print but not scan. [1] mike@longshot> hp-probe ...
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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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Brother scanner and missing /dev/bus/usb entry?

APR 2015 UPDATE: Scanning just worked! The update to Mint 17 (aka Ubuntu 14.04) did not make any difference, but the most likely explanation is that the recent update to Ubuntu 14.04.2 as the base ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Looking for a tool similar to the Security Advisor plugin for WHM that can run on CentOS 7 without WHM

The startup I'm working at is setting up some new CentOS 7 servers that will host a mobile application, and some of the data is sensitive, thus, the servers need to be secured to the best of our ...
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My “SG303” barcode scanner works on Windows. But it doesn't work on Linux; why not?

I have the following issue with a Barcode Scanner (working fine on PC with Win8.1). I don't know much about the scanner, it's called "SG303 High Performance CCD Scanner" and I don't know if this one ...
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Configuring a Canon MX360 scanner

Since the system on one our computers has been changed from Windows to Linux I cannot work out how to scan from our Canon MX360. Can anyone explain how on Earth this is done? I did not install Linux, ...
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Scanner works in laptop, not in desktop

I have an Epson Perfection 660 flatbed scanner that works on my laptop. This is what appears in /var/log/syslog when I plug it in: Dec 18 15:43:57 lap kernel: [   31.868278] usb 6-2: new full-speed ...
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Scanner not working (manjaro latest release)

i have installed the "driver install" file from brother website for my brothermfcj270w printer. Installed it, printing works fine but scanner is not working. When i press the scan button on the ...
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HP LaserJet M1536DNF network scanning on Scientific Linux 6.4 - Error during device I/O

[root@NOTEBOOK ~]# scanimage -L device `hpaio:/usb/HP_LaserJet_M1536dnf_MFP?serial=ZZXXYYXXYYXX' is a Hewlett-Packard HP_LaserJet_M1536dnf_MFP all-in-one [root@NOTEBOOK ~]# scanimage --format=tiff &...
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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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“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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Canon I sensys MF3010 driver

I have this printer + scanner. Here (Driver for Canon i-SENSYS MF3010) I hound very useful answer to install driver and it worked for me. As printer now it works for me but I have same 1.0.23 but it ...