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Extra output on barcode scanning

I have a CipherLab 1000 scanner. It seems as if the scan-result has a prefix? When I scan an ISBN 9788799412143, it gives this output: M139788799412143. Another book has this barcode at the back: ...
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How do I bring a stuck scanner back to life?

I was scanning a bunch of papers and had scanned several of them when it happened. The SimpleScan program that I used just died (the window disappeared). The scanner stopped it the middle of the ...
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scanning only works under “sudo” (Ubuntu)

When I try to scan, using simple-scan, the UI says Failed to scan -- Unable to connect to scanner. When I run it from the command line I get: joel@home:/usr/bin$ simple-scan -d ** ...
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Scanner is turning my computer off

I'm running Ubuntu 64-bit and I just installed a printer, the Epson Stylus NX110. Whenever I try to scan or print my computer powers off. There doesn't seem to be anything left over in my logs, (but ...
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Why are the colors wrong when scanning in Ubuntu with HP ScanJet 4400c?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with a HP Scanjet 4400c. When I'm trying to scan a white sheet of paper with black and blue text for example, it look like this: What could be the problem? I've used different ...
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Recommend Linux software to scan multiple pages using sheet feeder?

I use Ubuntu 9.10. xsane works great for scanning a document placed on the glass, but I don't see any way to make it scan multiple pages using my all-in-one unit's sheet feeder. I have the Brother ...
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failed to start scanner: invalid argument (xsane)

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.10 and now my Brother MFC 210C won't scan (printing is fine). I installed the following packages according to the instructions on the Brother site: ...