How to Getting-Started Scanning on Ubuntu Linux with HP, Brother, Canon and Samsung

February 11, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

HP, Brother, Canon and Samsung Scanning Ubuntu Quick Start

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Get Started with Non Epson Scanners on Ubuntu GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the Scanner Driver Ubuntu Setup Guide includes instructions for the following Manufacturer: Canon, Brother, HP and Samsung.

Especially relevant: the Non Epson Scanners are Working Nicely with the Simple Scan Linux Software. When Epson instead is Performing Best with a Proprietary Scanning Software: Image Scan!.

How to Get Started Scanning on Ubuntu Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Scanner Quick Start for HP, Brother and Canon Ubuntu - Open Terminal
  2. How to Install Scanner Driver for Ubuntu

    Scanner Ubuntu Setup Guide
  3. Check if Simple Scan is Installed

    which simple-scan

    Possibly to Install it:

    sudo su -c "apt-get install simple-scan"
  4. Turn On & Connect Printer/Scanner.

  5. Launch Simple Scan to Start Scanning
    Hit ‘Cmd/Win’ and Start Typing ‘simple’, so Simple:)

    Scanner Quick Start on Ubuntu Linux - Launching Simple Scan

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