How-to Getting-Started Scanning with HP, Brother and Canon Printers on Mageia Linux

February 11th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Non Epson Scanners QuickStart for Mageia Linux



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Printers Driver and Getting-Started with HP, Brother and Canon Scanners on Mageia/Mandriva Linux 32-64bit Desktop.

All the Non Epson Scanners are Working Nicely with the Simple Scan Linux Software. When Epson instead is Performing Best with a Proprietary Scanning Software: iScan.

  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Right-Click on Desktop >> Konsole

    Scanner QuickStart for HP, Brother and Canon Mageia - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Install Printers Drivers for Mageia:

    Printers QuickStart on Mageia
  3. Check if Simple Scan is Installed

    which simple-scan

    Eventually too Install it:

    su -c "urpmi simple-scan"


  4. Turn On & Connect Printer/Scanner

  5. Launch Simple Scan and Start Scanning

    Scanner QuickStart on Mageia Linux - Launching Simple Scan

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