With brscan2 installed I can open up simple-scan and find the scanner; moreover scanimage output indicates that everything is okay: So far I’ve tried: The advantage is you never again have to suffer with the limitations of the manufacturer’s nasty proprietary driver. I’m pretty stuck at this point, any help would be appreciated. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. In the future, please read the entire question before answering. There are two problems here.

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After I update to This is one of the problems in the scanimage.

Brother’s website has a notice that all brscan1 models no longer support usb scanning as of Ubuntu Scanimage need to fix the message when it can not access the scanner to have the right bus and dev number and also tell the user that the problem is a write access problem.

I installed a fresh copy of saucy to verify that it wasn’t just something to do with the upgrade. The number return back to 2 when you reboot the PC.


However once I upgraded from these, scanning broke.

Failed to start scanner: The ones I have are: I’m using Ubuntu There are two problems here. In my long-ago experience, VueScan is excellent; probably far superior to most scanner drivers. Thank you for your interest in this question. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PinuxPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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To fix the problem, you will need to use the path based on the location of the brother scanner in the lsusb command. I had no usb 3 ports on the computer I was getting this error on. In the future, please read the entire question before answering.

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Just found this link that seems the indicate the results of sane-find-scanner can be ignored, and I should just focus on the invalid argument error: Can anyone else verify that they have this working?

Brother needs to update the driver code so that global user can write to the scanner i. Brother printer DCP c.

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Try this program called VueScan, I was searching for mfccn driver and i ran into this website: Fortunately, I knocked this scanner off my desk a month after I posted the question and had to purchase a new SANE compliant scanner. Having a problem logging in?

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But retrying it would work. After upgrading to After making the changes in the answer and booting up xsanethe first time I tried to acquire a preview it would give me a “scanner failed to start” error. Might be a 64 bit vs 32 bit thing, however, I never had problems with 64 bit before.