In my case it was bus and device As indicated by the ‘ ‘, I was running the command as root and still getting the error, so this was definitely not the solution to the error above. If you need to reset your password, click here. Mark 3 4. Try this program called VueScan, I was searching for mfccn driver and i ran into this website: This solution worked for me with Lubuntu Find More Posts by Maurice Arthur.

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Installing Brother DCP-130C Printer Linux

Install the brscan4 drivers from the brother website sudo dpkg -i brscan Join our community today! But retrying it would work. I’m pretty stuck at this point, any help would be appreciated. If you had taken read my question, particularly what’s written under the part “so far I’ve tried”, you’d know the answer is ‘yes’.

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. This is one of the problems in dcp-1330c scanimage.

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Florian Echtler 1, 2 11 Thank you for your interest in this question. There are two problems here.

Brother printer DCP c. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. However once I upgraded from these, scanning broke.

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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: I believe you can download and try it for free. To find out where the brother scanner is on the bus use lsusb.

Scanimage need to fix the message when it can not access the scanner to have the right bus and dev number and also tell the user that the problem is a write access problem.

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So far I’ve tried: Test to see if the scanner is installed scanner need to be powered on. After making the changes in the answer and booting up xsanethe first time I tried to acquire a preview it would give me a “scanner failed to start” error.


After upgrading to Fortunately, I knocked dcp-310c scanner off my desk a month after I posted the question and had to purchase a new SANE compliant scanner. Moreover I found several other posts that seem to indicate at least brscan4 models are currently working.

The bus is and the device is and not bus 5, dev 1 as per scanimage. With brscan2 installed I can open up simple-scan and find the btother moreover scanimage output indicates that everything is okay:. Lots of folks have decided the cost is worthwhile, because VueScan works well on old AND new scanners.

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Also I can’t install the old drivers provided by Brother because they conflict with brother-lpr-drivers-extra.