copier machine scanners not detected for A3 ADF auto documen

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copier machine scanners not detected for A3 ADF auto documen

Postby anononononono » 2020-10-01 18:10

Hello,

I'm trying to use ADF auto document feeder for A3 sheets and have tested a few copier machines on Kubuntu20.04, 4 different, all failed.

One isn't recognized at all when I wire it via USB and/or ethernet - the xerox workcenter 7220. However tbh I just tried the driver that the ubuntu printers window proposed me, namely nothing, and didn't try any manufacturer driver, assuming such exist. Correct me if I'm wrong but AFAIK we just need to put manufacturer .ppd into /etc/cups and then browse it manually when in the printers configuration GUI of ubuntu, right?

The 3 others are :
- a konica bizhub C__4, with driver Konica Minolta C554SeriesPS : recognized + prints.
- a samsung multi xpress X 4300 LX, with Samsung X 4300 Series PS : recognized but unfortunately I didn't try to print
- sharp mx 2314N, with sharp mx 2314N PS 1.0 : recognized but unfortunately I didn't try to print

My issue is that none of these copier machine scanners are detected when launching either simple-scan / xsane / skanlite / gscan2pdf !

Even though when USB wiring my little modest HP deskjet (ink) 2510 it works like a charm and I'm able to launch every one of these GUI.
https://www.openprinting.org/printer/Sa ... sung-X4300 says that the samsung one should work flawlessly but it apparently doesn't.
Also I tried official OEM drivers from konica and samsung, that mention explitly "Linux"...
Also I already sudo apt install libsane-dev libsane-common sane-utils

In addition, when trying those printers while being LAN wired to them, I used to frequently get the KDE pop-up that says :
Wired Interface (eno1)
IP configuration was unavailable

1) In the end does anyone already manage to USB scan on linux via enterprise copier machines? Do you remember the models?
2) Is it really possible on linux to do SMB scan-to-folder by triggering a copier button to send documents on a linux folder, without passing through a windows server + samba ? No matter if the answer is yes or no, do you know some tutorial?
3) Does "working perfectly" on a printer dedicated page on openprinting.org means that both printer and scanner will work perfectly, or does it actually just speak for the printer side ?

By thanking you in advance
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Re: copier machine scanners not detected for A3 ADF auto doc

Postby arochester » 2020-10-01 20:32

Welcome to Debian User Forums for people who...use Debian.

You mention Kubuntu and then Ubuntu.

Are you actually using Debian?

Kubuntu Forums>>> https://www.kubuntuforums.net/content.php?
Ubuntu Forums>>> https://ubuntuforums.org/
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Re: copier machine scanners not detected for A3 ADF auto doc

Postby anononononono » 2020-10-01 23:04

I apologize Sir, I just thought xsane and the lib were coming from the same apt generic repository
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Re: copier machine scanners not detected for A3 ADF auto doc

Postby sgosnell » 2020-10-02 00:35

There is no "apt generic repository". Each distro has its own repositories, mostly, although some do use Debian's because they're so small they can't afford to host their own. Ubuntu is large enough to have its own, plus many unofficial repositories, which I am afraid to use because of the lack of security. Anyone can set up their own PPA (Private Package Archive or something sort of similar) and only they know what is in it and whether there is any security for it at all. Ubuntu is based on Debian, in the sense that they take Debian Unstable, tweak it until it barely runs, and kick it out the door every 6 months, ready or not, here it comes. Ubuntu uses Debian-style packages and many of the same tools, but diverges widely from Debian. You're much better off asking questions involving Ubuntu on the Ubuntu forums, because they know more about the differences.
Take my advice, I'm not using it.
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