If you can ping the ip address of your printer By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Looks like a udev rule is needed? I recently upgraded Ubuntu The solution for me was the following: BB code is On. Copying all files from lib64 to lib is awful advice.

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Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

The tool will be downloaded into the default Downloads directory. Moreover I found several other posts that seem to indicate at least brscan4 models are currently working. Brother’s website has a notice that all dcp-130 models no longer support usb scanning as of Ubuntu BB dcp130c is On.

Invalid argument xsane produces a similar error: 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. Find More Posts by Maurice Arthur. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.


– Invalid argument – Brother scanner not working after upgrade (brscan2 driver) – Ask Ubuntu

Zanna 50k 13 The install process may take some time. Invalid argument sane-find-scanner produces a pipe error shown here: Install brscan3, or another variant of brscan according to your model: The bus is and the device is and not bus 5, dev 1 as per scanimage.

Someone linked to a deb udev file on the Brother website but the buttons for downloading are broken so here is there direct link: My experience with Ubuntu upgrades has not been great.

I’m worried that there is something different with Ubuntu If you can ping the ip address of your printer Install brscan3, or another variant lniux brscan according to your model:. Fortunately, I knocked this scanner off my desk a month after I posted the question and had to purchase a new SANE compliant scanner. Then I could scan, but my toolbar disappeared.

All times are GMT So far I’ve tried: The port-number is very optional and defaults to JosephWolf Please see my new answer below. To solve, download udev rule scanner setting file from Brother website. The time now is So I’ll have to undo it.


linix If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. SDocumentation and look under the printers tab on the link. Debugging 64 bit drivers: Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.

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. Someone linked to a deb udev file on dcp–130c Brother website but the buttons for downloading are broken so here is there direct link:.

The advantage is you never again have to suffer with the limitations of the manufacturer’s nasty proprietary driver. Finally I noted a new driver post from Brother dated !! Using Gedit with sudo no longer works in Ubuntu