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ScanImage Legal size settings

I finally got to the bottom of this! - it appears that the order of options on the command line matter. the --source="ADF Duplex" option MUST appear first on the line as this is the first option ...
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How to scan with Canon integrated scanner when I have the 'scangearmp' drivers?

Just wanted to note, that for my Canon scanner, upon installing the drivers, only a scangearmp2 application is installed, which looks nothing like the ScanGearMP screenshots from the accepted answer: ...
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"Error during CMS conversion: Could not open scanner ICM profile"

A partial answer: Color management, or application of a color profile, is an optional action when scanning a document. xsane is complaining about not being able to perform it since it's enabled by a ...
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XSane - Error during read: Error during device I/O - Canon Pixma mg3550 scanner/printer

Exactly the same in my case (including what edit 1 reports) on Ubuntu 18.10, amd64 machine, Pixma MG3650. export SANE_DEBUG_PIXMA=128 gave: [... blah blah...] [pixma] pixma_read_image() failed ...
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Automatically restoring verticality of the edges of a scanned photo

Sounds like you're looking for ImageMagick. This is typically installed by default with a lot of the more popular distros. If not you can use your distros package manager to install it. Normal image ...
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How to sort files based on barcode and bubble forms?

Scanning for arbitrary content is seriously non trivial. (Much as Jeremy Boden has said) An alternative to custom printing the worksheets might be to custom print cover pages. You'd need to print one ...
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old network printer/scanner on latest samba

The wrong file name error is misleading. The issue is in Samba server setup. Edit Samba server configuration: sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf In the [global] section, add these lines: server min ...
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Automatically restoring verticality of the edges of a scanned photo

I recently needed to digitalize the set of more than 500 photos made by film cameras. And needed to auto-trim and auto-rotate all of them. Those parameters that worked better for me: convert myFile....
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How do I automatically scan documents on Linux from the terminal?

I have created a script just for this purpose. https://github.com/aaronfranke/Linux-tools/blob/master/all-distros/autoscan.sh Edit the variables at the top before running. You must specify your ...
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Getting Epson Perfection V39 scanner to work in Arch?

I found that this plugin works https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/iscan-plugin-gt-s650/ As root: # pacman -S iscan iscan-data As user: % git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/iscan-plugin-gt-s650....
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How to scan with Canon integrated scanner when I have the 'scangearmp' drivers?

The current ScanGear application provided with the drivers (sudo scangearmp2 command) is useful because it can select, find and configure devices. However, the scanner tool it includes doesn't have ...
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Brother x86 scanner driver on Raspberry Pi with QEMU and SANE

Last year I solved similar challenge. On arm (with Armbian, Raspian is the same) I had first to install with help of qemu printing on this machine (mfc 795cw). Scanner is not working, but it was ...
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sane, can't find my scanner (permission problem) even if I added udev rules unless i use sudo

Solved this by adding this line to /lib/udev/rules.d/10-local.rules ATTRS{idVendor}=="04a9", ATTRS{idProduct}=="177a", MODE="0666"
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saned conflicting with saned.socket

Same issue here, since quite some time. Sometimes it works, then it stops during the next scan with error message [bjnp] bjnp_open_tcp: ERROR - Can not connect to scanner: Connection refused scanimage:...
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Linux Document Management

You may want to have a look at paperwork: https://github.com/jflesch/paperwork The repo says it has support for: scanning labelling and indexing OCR for label suggestion As far as I can see, it uses ...
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Linux Mint - Cannot get Canon MF4370dn scanner to work

This scanner works over USB out of box with xsane 0.999 on mint 18.1. I am transitioning from openSuse 13.1 where it also worked, just tried it on 18.1. I don't remember the network scanning working ...
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Linux Mint - Cannot get Canon MF4370dn scanner to work

Canon MF4370dn's specifications page shows: OS Compatibility Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2008, Windows Vista®, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP/2000, Mac® OS X 10.3.9 & up, Linux (print only)
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What is `libsane-v4l.so.1` and how do I get it?

Those errors simply mean that scanimage tried to load the v4l backend, but failed. That’s not particularly surprising, because the v4l backend isn’t well supported nowadays (if at all) — it was ...
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port and associated service

There is no hard requirement that a particular port can only be used by a specific service. I could run a web server on port 1234 instead of port 80, and aside from the difficulty in finding it, there ...
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Finding drivers for a new scanner

The first place to check is SANE's list of supported devices, which you can access at http://www.sane-project.org/sane-supported-devices.html, both for the latest release and development versions. (...
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scanimage does not find scanner unless sudo'ed, but shows up with sane-find-scanner (Raspbian)

In case of the Canon TS3150 , the above solution was not enough. Removing all previous installations. Fresh download from Canon and installation from the given install.sh Adding that line in a rule.d/...
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Scanner GT-1500 Epson can't be found by xsane, simple-scan or iscan

i found the problem! When i first downloaded the iscan driver it was the version: iscan-bundle-1.0.0.x64.deb.tar.gz but somehow i though there must be a newer version, several hours of searching up ...
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How do I set up scanning from an HP OfficeJet Pro on NixOS?

So it's pretty simple, actually; in your /etc/nixos/configuration.nix, add the following: hardware.sane = { enable = true; extraBackends = [ pkgs.hplipWithPlugin ]; }; And for user(s) that you ...
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scanimage --list-devices only works once

Try to use sudo with scanimage (In case it's a permission issue). Try to unplug/plug the scanner for the udev rules to recognize the scanner (In case the usb bus is autosuspended by a power-saving ...
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Canon scanner recognised in Fedora, not Debian with sane-pixma

Debian 10 has SANE version 1.0.27, while Fedora 32 has version 1.0.32. Unfortunately it looks like the support for Canon i-SENSYS MF64x series was added to sane-pixma somewhere in between those ...
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How to sort files based on barcode and bubble forms?

I don't believe there is an answer to this question (as posed). However,If you must deal with printed/handwritten material, why not issue preprinted forms containing a barcoded or other reference that ...
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Are there decent, free malware solutions for Linux?

maldet is the best solution for malware detection on Linux. It's using it's own signature database, and can use ClamAV as an engine. I've used it for many years and it has always detected all kinds of ...
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How to scan with ocr bash script

You can create a temporary directory and save the file therein. mktemp has been designed to give you a unique file/directory name and suits this purpose. tmpdir=$(mktemp -d OcrTmpDirXXXXXXXXX) ...
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my server will damage if i delete this infected files?

I will reply here to make things a bit more easy to read. Those files can be deleted. Then install rkhunter, this tool will scan your machine for probable modified binaries or bad things. Then it ...
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How can I use my Canon Pixma network scanner?

There is a tool ScanGear MP Ver. 3.10 for Linux available on the Canon website (source, RPM and Debian package): ScanGear MP Ver. 3.10 for Linux / IJ Printer Driver Ver. 5.10 for Linux And there are ...
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