Software :: Sane Parport Canon N640P Scanner / Getting The Dialog 'No Devices Available'?

Apr 20, 2010

1. Unless root chmod's /dev/parport0 to include o+rw, a user running xsane just gets the dialog 'No devices available'. Should the canon_pp driver be installed as su root, perhaps? CUPS uses the same port for printing without problems. Which library or executable needs to have permissions changed to change to run as root?

2. The N640P has a printer output port built in. As I have only one parallel port, I piggy-back my printer through the scanner. This does not work for xsane in Copy mode: nothing prints until I close xsane and then all I get printed is a stream of binary characters, not an image. I guess the canon_pp driver is holding the port open in such a way that CUPS sees the device as being busy. Any ideas on how to combat that? I am a C programmer and quite happy to help by hacking the code, if I have a start point. It irritates me to have to boot the print server into WinXP just so scanning and copying work without fuss.

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Ubuntu :: Canon MX320 Scanner Not Able To Get The XSane Image Scanner To Recognize Scanner?

Jul 11, 2010

I just received a Canon Pixma MX320 as a gift.

I am currently running the Ubuntu 10.04 OS

I was able to get the printer up and running by downloading the printer driver for debian linux (3.1) from the Canon site without any problems.

Unfortunately I am not having the same luck with the scanner.

I tried downloading ScanGear MP for Linux (deb) (1.3) from the same Canon site but have not yet been able to get the XSane Image Scanner to recognize this scanner driver for my Canon.

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Ubuntu :: Canon FB 630P Scanner Driver / Can't Get System To Recognise The Scanner?

Dec 14, 2010

How to get this scanner to work with Ubuntu 10.10

It's connected and printer is working through the scanner.But i can't get the system to recognise the scanner.

I'm all new to Ubuntu, and i thought it was easy and terminal is a totally new thing to me.

Is there a workaround to get this scanner to work through graphical interface install, or is terminal wisdom needed...

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Hardware :: Getting Canon 8800F Scanner Working / No Other Scanner Found?

Sep 23, 2010

Recently got a Canon Canoscan 8800F after looking it up on the SANE site and said it was completely supported for Linux.

I have downloaded the pixma drivers and have compiled the command line program, but it can't find the scanner.

lsusb returns a Canon scanner Bus 001 Device 005: ID 04a9:1901 Canon, Inc.

and sane-find-scanner returns:found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x1901 [CanoScan]) at libusb:001:005

but scanimage -L (under my user login or sudo) returns only the webcam. No other scanner found.

My system is running Linux Mint 7, ia64 kernel 2.6.28-11-generic

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Fedora Hardware :: Sane - Does It See My Scanner Or Not?

Mar 28, 2010

I have a Genius CP-SF600 scanner. I have put the fimware in the necessary directory for the backend (/usr/share/sane/gt68xx), and what I run sane-find-scanner I get:

$ sane-find-scanner
# sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the
# result is different from what you expected, first make sure your
# scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer.

# No SCSI scanners found. If you expected something different, make sure that
# you have loaded a kernel SCSI driver for your SCSI adapter.
found USB scanner (vendor=0x0458, product=0x2021, chip=GT-6816?) at libusb:002:006
# Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by
# SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend's manpage.

# Not checking for parallel port scanners.
# Most Scanners connected to the parallel port or other proprietary ports
# can't be detected by this program.
# You may want to run this program as root to find all devices. Once you
# found the scanner devices, be sure to adjust access permissions as
# necessary.

However, when I run scanimage -L I get:
$ scanimage -L
No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages). So sane sees the scanner, but then scanimage says it can't find any scanners. If I run scanimage -L as root it does seem to find the scanner.. so its a permissions problem somewhere.. I will keep investigating....

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Slackware :: Sane - After Upgrade To 1.0.22 Cannot Find Scanner

Mar 24, 2011

I have a Samsung SCX-4200. It was working pretty good with sane 1.0.21. I'm using slackware current, keeping updated (almost) every day. On the Mon Feb 28 update sane was updated to sane-1.0.22-i486-1. After that update xsane (as user) cannot find my scanner. I was able to find it running sane-find-scanner as root, but scanimage -L (as root) wasn't able to find the scanner. Now I have updated to the last sane package, named sane-1.0.22-i486-2 . In the changelog I can see that this rebuild should add libusb support.

In fact, now there's no way to find the scanner. And now also sane-find-scanner (as root) is no more able to detect the scanner, also running the command as root. I've tried running sane-find-scanner -v -v and scanimage -v -v -L but I can't get no useful hints. I have checked the sane configuration files but always seems good (the row with USB IDs is not commented in the backend file, which is xerox_mfp, and the backend is listed in dll.conf).

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Ubuntu :: LibUSB Not Available To Sane Find Scanner

Apr 21, 2011

I too have what looks like the same problem. I too have read all the relevant man pages and other relevant sites:
Supported devices [URL]
CanoScan LiDE 110 (the printer I've just bought) has "complete" support apparently.
Followed directions here: [URL]
Read: [URl]
Another story of purchasing a "complete"ly supported scanner. [URL]
The solution? Use windows xp in a vm.

I don't think much of that sort of solution. As a temporary work around... ok. I'm running debian lenny.

uname -r

Bus 005 Device 002: ID 04a9:1909 Canon, Inc.

sane-find-scanner -v -f
libusb not available
# No USB scanners found. If you expected something different, make sure that
# you have loaded a kernel driver for your USB host controller and have setup
# the USB system correctly. See man sane-usb for details.
# SANE has been built without libusb support. This may be a reason
# for not detecting USB scanners. Read README for more details.

scanimage -L
device 'v4l:/dev/video0' is a Noname USB 2.0 Camera virtual device

dpkg-query -l '*libusb*'
clearly shows I have libusb installed:
| Status=Not/Inst/Cfg-files/Unpacked/Failed-cfg/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Description
ii libusb-0.1-4 2:0.1.12-13 userspace USB programming library

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Debian :: Sane - Share Epson Scanner Over Network

Apr 29, 2010

I have a debian server (squeezzy) amd 64, running with an epson BX-300f pluged to USB. And I want to share the scanner over my network. So let's do that, Intalled sane, sane utils, iscan, which I've downloaded from epson drivers and wich include epkowa drivers fro scanner to work..
after that I installed on my system (Ubuntu 9.10) xsane... on console I type:

root@bruno-laptop:/home/bruno# scanimage -L
*** glibc detected *** scanimage: free(): invalid pointer: 0x00be63d0 ***
WARNING: Unhandled message: interface=org.freedesktop.DBus.Introspectable, path=/, member=Introspect
device 'v4l:/dev/video0' is a Noname HP Webcam virtual device
device 'net:' is a unknown manufacturer unknown device -- use override to select flatbed scanner
device 'net:' is a Epson Stylus BX300F/TX300F/NX300/ME Office 600F flatbed scanner
device 'net:' is a Epson Stylus BX300F/TX300F/NX300/ME Office 600F flatbed scanner

I don't know why I find so much things, if i only have one scanner. Then I opened xsane and found the scanner over network. I chose the epson with epkowa drivers I try to scan something but it dont output nothing and sometimes it gives me "end of file reached". I can put whatever config files here if you want to, just ask. One time it worked fine.. but only half of an image...

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Debian Hardware :: Sane Scanner Only Detected By Root

Dec 6, 2010

I added myself to the scanner and saned groups, however scanimage -L only detects the device when run as superuser. I think this may be related to [URL].

root@icecream:/home/discord# scanimage -L
device 'epson2:/dev/sg0' is a Epson GT-9800 flatbed scanner
discord@icecream:~$ scanimage -L

No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages).

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Ubuntu :: Running Scanner From Virtual Box - Not Supported By Sane

Nov 16, 2010

I have and old scanner, Canoscan 3200F, which is not supported by sane. It will not run in Wine, because there is no Sane support. Does anyone know if I was to install a Windows OS in Virtual Box would that enable me to run it or would I have the same problem as I have with Wine?

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Hardware :: HP CM 2320 FXI Scanner And Sane - No Device Detected

Mar 6, 2011

I have a problem here where sane no longer detects my scanner.

Bus 007 Device 002: ID 03f0:5b17 Hewlett-Packard

found USB scanner (vendor=0x03f0 [Hewlett-Packard], product=0x5b17 [HP Color LaserJet CM2320fxi MFP]) at libusb:007:002

scanimage -L

No scanners were identified. xsane reports no devices detected (I have it in French, "Aucun p'rif'rique disponible"). I get the same when I launch xsane as root, so I doubt it is a usb-rules issue. It used to work; I checked /proc/bus/usb, but that is empty.

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Software :: Sane Device Information For Network Scanner?

Jul 22, 2011

OS: CentOS 5.6 yesterday i bought a new HP network printer/scanner (OfficeJet Pro 8500). It installed correctly using hplip drivers. I can print and scan without any problem, very nice and fast device. I did some research where the information where the device port is stored in sane, but cannot find anything. I tried to remove my old network device port for my Brother scanner, but did not find the config file where this information is stored. Neither /etc/sane.d/* nor ~/.sane/xsane/* contains this information.

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Slackware :: Getting Epson CX5000 Scanner Working With Sane?

Mar 30, 2010

I have been given an Epson CX5000 3-in-1 that I only want to use the scanner part of (I have a laser and hate buying ink). The scanner works, tested under windoze, but xsane and scanimage -L fail to find it. But, lsusb does:
$ /sbin/lsusb
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04b8:082b Seiko Epson Corp. Stylus DX5050

I saw a post about it under ubuntu that you had to modify
Which doesn't exist on my Slackware 13 install. I hope this Epson runs faster than my Canon FB630U, which takes almost a four minutes to scan a 5x6 photo and forget scanning an 8.5x11 page (go take a nap).

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Fedora Hardware :: Sane Drivers And A Scanjet HP4570 Scanner

Mar 21, 2011

I am having a problem with the Sane Drivers and a Scanjet HP4570 scanner. I have sane-backends-1.0.21-6.fc14 and I am running on x86_64 machine. Other info in my signature below. I have verified that the specific Scanner works as I have installed it on a Win Machine. I ran yum provides *libsane* . Results with respect to the hp5590 libs was --->


How to get the Scanner working, as I would expect it to work out of the box. It is one of the scanners that is completely supported, as per SANE web page info. I also have a hp3300c and it found that immediately.

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Debian Hardware :: After Compiling SANE, "scanimage -L" Does Not Detect The Scanner?

Aug 5, 2010

I found someone who has a CanoScan 9000F (the new Canon flatbed scanner replacing the 8800F which is already supported in SANE 1.0.21), and managed to find out that it also uses the PIXMA protocol (the protocol used in the scanners for Canon's multi-function printer/copier/scanner devices of the PIXUS/PIXMA MP series (and other names depending on sales region).

Support for the scanner has therefore been added in the pixma backend. However, the initial tester is having trouble compiling and configuring SANE from source, so I am hoping there will be some people here who have access to this scanner and can try to help out as well.

After compiling SANE, if "scanimage -L" does not detect the scanner, probably "usb 0x04a9 0x1908" needs to be added to /etc/sane.d/pixma.conf and /usr/local/etc/sane.d/pixma.conf.

After that slow steps need to be taken to get support for the various resolutions, as this scanner as double the number of CCD rows as the 8800F, and can do double the resolution (up to 9600dpi) optically.

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Fedora :: How To Install Canon Scanner

Mar 16, 2010

I have a Canon Lide 100 flatbed scanner, however xsane 0.997 can't detect it.Just wanna ask you you guys add a scanner ?When I do a command line, this is what I get.Quote:[root@localhost]# sane-find-scannerfound USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x1904 [CanoScan], chip=GL843) at libusb:001:003However when I run the "Scanner Tool" from Application --> Graphics --> Scanner Tool

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Fedora :: Get A Canon MP210 Printer/scanner To Run?

Sep 21, 2009

I want to get my Canon MP210 printer / scanner working under Fedora 8 Linux. When I plug the USB cable in, I get a little popup with a setup wizard, but my printer isn't even in that list. I've tried the system-config-printer wizard as well as going in through the control panels and trying everything reasonable.

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Ubuntu :: Enable Canon Printer/Scanner?

Aug 6, 2010

Is there a way to enable my Canon Printer/Scanner PIXMA MP 620B to work with Ubuntu?

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Fedora Hardware :: Can't Detect Scanner Canon Canoscan 5600f?

Jan 2, 2011

fedora can't detect my scanner 5600f !!how can i do ? i can't scan pictures ? is there any solution ??

programming ?? driver ?? can i do somthing with sane genesys and GL841 chipset??

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OpenSUSE Install :: 11.3: Can't Get Canon Pixma MG 5150 Scanner To Work

Jan 7, 2011

I'm trying to get my Canon Pixma MG 5150 scanner/printer to work. While the 'printer' is doing well the 'scanner' appears to be stubborn. I use the scangearpm-MG5100series-1.60-1 driver provided by Canon which is said to be fine with Suse 11.2.

The trouble is, that though the scanner scans it does not deliver anything back. Here are the details:

When I run scangearmp as root in a terminal I get the following output:

(scangearmp:6902): GVFS-RemoteVolumeMonitor-WARNING **: cannot connect to the session bus: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: the remote application did not send a reply, the message bus security policy blocked the reply, the reply timeout expired, or the network connection was broken.


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Ubuntu Installation :: Wireless Install Of Canon MX860 All-in-one Scanner?

Oct 19, 2010

I've done a ton of searching and all I've found seems geared to having your printer/scanner connected via USB cable in order to get the scanner working. I have the printer working wirelessly but thus far no go on the scanner. I've downloaded and installed the scangearmp packages.

I've tried installing the sane package via git according to this blog but when I try to run configure I see this: mustek_usb2 backend requires pthread library - disabling and usb isn't listed among the installed backends. I don't even know whether I need usb because this is wireless, but after compiling I run scanimage -L and nothing comes up. I'm still a Linux newb, and have learned a ton in the past couple of days, but this one is stumping me.

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Apr 7, 2011

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Jan 3, 2011

I recently got the printer part working by downloading from canon the correct rpm also in doing this I got the scanner driver. My computer tells me it is installed but I see no program to connect with my scanner. There is nothing in xsane or simple scan to allow me access to the scanner.

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General :: Ubuntu Drivers For Canon MX330 Multi Function Printer Scanner?

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I have downloaded successfully the drivers for the printer component of the MX330. The scanner drivers are downloaded,but I am unable to locate the working part of the .sh file so that I can open it. I have the .sh file in text, but do not know how to utilize it

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Fedora :: Error - Found USB Scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], Product=0x2213 [CanoScan], Chip=GL841?) At Libusb:001:006

Aug 1, 2009

Since installing F11, my Canon LIDE 50 scanner refuses to work. xsane 0.996 produces an error message: Failed to start scanner: Error during device I/O.

sane-find-scanner says it is there: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x2213 [CanoScan], chip=GL841?) at libusb:001:006 But scanimage -L claims: No scanners were identified.except once when it admitted: device `genesys:libusb:001:006' is a Canon LiDE 35/40/50 flatbed scanner

I reluctantly tested the scanner on a Windoze machine and it works perfectly. And it worked perfectly under F10.

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Aug 4, 2010

The printer of my multi Epson CX5600 works fine, but when I run xsane I get the "No devices available" window. I tried running it as root with the same result. I have installed "iscan-firmware-2.1.1-1.fc12 (noarch) but it still wont work.h kernel

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May 22, 2011

Does anybody know where to find an rpm of sane-frontends?I want to use my auto-document-feed functionality on my scanner using scanadf, which is part of sane-frontends.Otherwise I'd also welcome alternative suggestions for scanadf.

I'm running Suse 11.2 and using a Brother DCP7065DN scanner/printer, which actually comes with stunning drivers and support for Linux.

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OpenSUSE Hardware :: Canon MP250 Scanner And Printer Drivers / "Error During Device I/O"?

May 20, 2011

I am trying to get Canon MP250 printer and scanner working in OpenSUSE 11.3 and so far I've had limited success. Both components work up to a point, but aren't fully operational.First of all, I installed the drivers from Canon website for both parts of the multifunctional device. Here's the report on the versions (it's localised, but it shouldn't be hard to understand ).

The printer works for the most part. But it fails to set images to greyscale when I request the driver to. There are some guides about that for Ubuntu, but none for openSUSE that I could find. Also, what does the setting "Amount of Extension" in the printer options do?It would also be nice if I could set the printing quality as well. Right now it seems to print everything with the default quality setting, but personally I like using lower print quality since that saves ink and makes it a little faster.

The scanner, however, is hardly usable at all. If I try to use Canon's ScanGear MP to scan, I can hear that it operates the scanner, but the program itself freezes and after a while gives me the "Cannot communicate with scanner" error. On certain settings I can also hear that the scanner itself doesn't complete the scan (the indicator on it also reports an operation in progress, but it never gets completed).If I try to use Acquire images, the native KDE scanner application, I can get it to scan, but only on very specific settings: it must scan it in colour and the resolution must be equal to or over 300 dpi. If I try anything else, the resulting image file is completely blank or I get an "Error during device I/O". And, of course, it can't save PDF files.

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I am running 11.04 and would like to stop the loading of the parport and lp modules. I put entries in the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf file and ran update-initramfs -u. After a reboot lsmod shows both modules as being loaded.

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