RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Can anyone else verify that they have this working? If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the sane-find-scanner tool if appropriate.

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Having a problem logging in? In my long-ago experience, VueScan is excellent; probably far superior to most scanner drivers. This solution worked for me with Lubuntu If I uninstall brother-lpr-drivers-extra and install the drivers provided by brother, it still doesn’t work.

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Invalid argument xsane produces a similar error: Ashok Koyi 4. Invalid argument Bgother can use the following script to update the permissions for the scanner.

Just found this link that seems the indicate the results of sane-find-scanner can be ignored, and I should just focus on the invalid argument error: After making the changes in the answer and booting up xsane ecp-130c, the first time I tried to acquire a preview it would give me a “scanner failed to start” error.


Brother acknowledged my ticket, but aside from that all I’ve gotten is dead air. However once I upgraded from these, scanning broke. How to linix and fix the problem?

I’m pretty stuck at this point, any help would be appreciated.

Brother printer DCP c

All times are GMT I linud into the same issue, and according to https: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I had no usb 3 ports on the computer I was getting this error on. If you need to reset your password, click here. To fix the problem, you will need to use the path based on the location of the brother scanner in the lsusb command.

Mark 3 4. After upgrading to llinux So far I’ve tried: Brother needs to update the driver code so that global user can write to the scanner i.

Unfortunately you have to pay a third party to continue using the scanner you already paid for. Can anyone else verify that they have this working? As indicated by the ‘ ‘, I was running the brothher as root and still getting the error, so this was definitely not the solution to the error above.


There are two problems here. To find out where the brother scanner is on the bus use lsusb. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with brotheer at the end of each chapter.

Installing Brother DCP-130C Printer Linux

In the future, please read the entire question before answering. However after reboot all permissions are reset.

Since this answer is unverified and only slightly better than “buy a better scanner” I’m going to leave the question open. In my case it was bus and device And run as a user NOT root. BB code is On.