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

February 11th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Non Epson Scanners Quick-Start for Linux Mint




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Printers Driver and Getting-Started with HP, Brother and Canon Scanners on Linux Mint 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
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Scanner Quick-Start for HP, Brother and Canon Mint Linux - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Install Printers Drivers for Linux Mint:

    Printers Quick-Start on Mint
  3. Check if Simple Scan is Installed

    which simple-scan

    Eventually to Install it:

    sudo su -c "apt-get install simple-scan"



  4. Turn On & Connect Printer/Scanner

  5. Launch Simple Scan to Start Scanning

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