I also recently upgraded to As indicated by the ‘ ‘, I was running the command as root and still getting the error, so this was definitely not the solution to the error above. Thank you for your interest in this question. I ran into the same issue, and according to https: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Then I came across a new step which worked for Ubuntu

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Brother Printer DCPc Scanning

By joining our community you will have linx ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. As per this answer: Note that network attached devices are not queried unless configured in this file.

Join our community today! Using Gedit with sudo no longer works in Linuc This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Having a problem logging in? I bought another printer-scanner based on the sane compatibility list.


Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

But Simple Scan refuses to recognize llinux driver and xsane won’t even recognize a scanner. RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that. It doesn’t hurt to install them, and for me it was the solution!

I ran into the same issue, and according to https: Brother scanner not lijux in Ubuntu Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Install the brscan4 drivers from the brother website sudo dpkg -i brscan Zanna 50k 13 By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Brother seemed to have dropped the ball with Linux Support prior to the December 25, update but everything seems to work flawlessly now as per the linked answer above. The other problem is that the bus and dev number are wrong from the scanimage error.

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Download Brother Printer Drivers using the tool. I found this solution in this thread on Ubuntu forums.

Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu though driver installed – Ask Ubuntu

Also brscan4 and not brscan2 or brscan3 is the preferred driver for most scanners. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Then I could scan, but my toolbar disappeared. In my case it was bus and device linuux I’m running Ubuntu If it works, then it’s a privilege issue.


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The ones I have linkx The advantage is you never again have to suffer with the limitations of the manufacturer’s nasty proprietary driver. Find More Posts by bryantrv. Ubuntu is case sensitive so use the command dir or ls to check directory names.

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