scanner/scanning

  1. sidetone

    Configuration file for scanimage?

    Is there a configuration file for scanimage which comes with graphics/sane-backends? Or which is the default one, or one to use? Other command line programs have configuration file(s) in /usr/local/etc/. I want to set default DPI, color or grayscale, scan width/height, and image type without...
  2. fluca1978

    HP Envy 6000 printer and scanner (via USB or IP)

    I know there are proprietary Linux drivers and software for the HP Envy Pro 6000 multifunctional prnter and scanner. I did not have any luck in macking the drivers working for Linux, and I was thinking if anyone has successfully used such a printer with FreeBSD.
  3. Geezer

    Sane Frontend

    What is a good frontend for sane? I have already tried graphics/xsane. It is reasonable, but not too beautiful. I think it has been designed for a different default font. There is graphics/kooka, which is a kde thingy. I am not sure I want to build a million unnecessary dependencies. Is...
  4. Geezer

    Solved Epson L3150 Printer Scanner ... So Far

    I have just got a new Epson L3150 Printer Scanner. print/cups epson-inkjet-printer-escpr graphics/sane-backends Primed it with ink, plugged it in with the USB cable and turned it on. Browsed to http://localhost:631/printers/ and the printer was found. Could print a test sheet. Started...
  5. Alain De Vos

    Scanner only detected as root not as regular user (without rights?)

    #scanimage -L Outputs: device `epson2:libusb:000:008' is a Epson PID 084D flatbed scanner #sane-find-scanner -q Outputs: could not fetch string descriptor: No such device (it may have been disconnected) found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [SEIKO EPSON], product=0x084d [USB MFP]) at...
  6. M

    Solved Canon Lide 100 USB scanner wrong image aspect ratio in XSane

    Hi all, I have the device in the subject and run XSane on Freebsd 13 freshly installed. Device detected and initialized, everything good till the scanning (or preview) phase begins: I get an A4 image vertical-doublestretched filling the entire page, and of course it just deliver half image of...
  7. fufukauliza

    HP Officejet 4500 network printer not found through hplip gui

    Hello, yesterday I wanted to install my multifunction printer which has a static IP address that I can ping and then via pkg I installed hplip. Once the GUI was launched to query the printer via the network, the tool reported me that I probably have to open ports on the firewall such as mDns...
  8. M

    Recommendation for a Multifunction Printer?

    I am looking for a multifunction printer that works flawlessly under FreeBSD, mainly for office use. Desired features are: LAN connectivity with embedded print server Duplex printing with CUPS support Duplex scanning with SANE support Laser vs ink not decided yet Color vs black & white not...
  9. M

    Solved FreeBSD 13, XSane runs only from root

    Goodmorning all, this is my first time here and I'm in my first days with FreeBSD 13 , while I'm already dealing with NomadBSD since some months. Sorry then if I may appear much "knowledgeless" in my help requests, that is what I really am, and if I'm asking here means that have already...
  10. sidetone

    About Printing on FreeBSD

    Postscript (PS) and PCL (Printer Command Language) are printer languages known as Page Description Languages (PDLs) supported by the majority of printers for interpreting and printing jobs. These two PDLs are alternate models developed by Adobe and HP respectively. ASCII is a printer language...
  11. S

    Solved scanimage cuts off letter size image, xsane doesn't

    I don't know if this is just my scanner or even just *my* scanner. I have a Samsung C460W MF color laser. I have frequently used a little script that I found somewhere to make a pdf from the command line. scanimage -p --mode Gray|pnmtops -imageheight 11 -imagewidth 8.5|ps2pdf - $1 I don't scan...
  12. B

    Network scanner | Konica Minolta | Samba

    I'm trying to setup samba for network scanner (Konica Minolta c224) and something is wrong with configuration. Printer can't connect with server. I'm using same user credentials to network share in Konica Minolta for Debian server and there is ok. Where to look to find the problem ? Below my...
  13. Alain De Vos

    skanlite need root

    Skanlite only find my usb scanner when started as root user. What is the solution to start the application as a regular user
  14. grafi

    Solved Any Multi-function ink device printer/scanner fully working with bsd?

    There is no sub-forum on peripheral devices such as printers, so I post here. Is there any brand multi-function ink device printer/scanner that works with FreeBSD preferably out of the box (just after drivers installation), or after minimal tweaking. It would be ideal if it will be ink tank...
  15. maurizio

    hp-uiscan installed with hplip

    Hello all, I reinstalled hplip on my freebsd 12.1. I got a new element inside the menu of my xfce desktop: hp-uiscan under "Application->Other". When I click on it, I get this error: "Failed to execute command "/usr/bin/hp-uiscan". Failed to execute child process "/usr/bin/hp-uiscan" (No such...
  16. D

    How to: Using an usb connected scanner from a multifunctional samsung printer

    After plugging your printer to my computer, the command I usually use to scan is as follows, yours may be different: sudo scanimage -d 'YOURDEVICEADDRESS' --mode Color --resolution 150 --progress --verbose > image.pnm -d is the device address --mode is if it is in color or not --resolution of...
  17. B

    Printing in FreeBSD

    Lately I've been contemplating on nuking my macOS partition and using FreeBSD exclusively for the foreseeable future, but one thing I need a decent printing experience. I'm wondering a few things; - How does one confirm driver support for my printer? (Canon MG5220) - Any recommended printer...
  18. H

    sane-backends port currently does not have a maintainer

    How does people use scanners if sane is neglected? Is there an alternative?
  19. Profighost

    Solved No Scanner for user available

    Hi all readers, trying to install my scanner and xsane as described in hb 7.7 works fine so far - as root. (12.0-RELEASE-p3) But as user # scanimage -L gives me the "No scanners were identified.[...]" Message I understood that's an issue of permissions, as it's also written in manpage of...
  20. D

    HP Printer install fail thru pkg and ports

    Hi there, some month ago I had no trouble getting HPLIP installed thru prts and it was working fine. HPLIP{ pkg never worked for me. However, now ports is breaking up with so many errors and the hplip pkg install pretense it couldn't see my printer on the network. Printer and scanner working...
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