[sane-devel] Error during save: broken pipe
lou.degenaro at gmail.com
Fri Jan 24 10:24:25 GMT 2020
Thx for the help. I re-installed the drivers as you suggested, but this
did not help. However, my (dumb) mistake with respect to "Printing on
stdin" was that I was selecting "COPY" instead of "SAVE" in Xsane window.
All is well now.
On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 10:13 PM Jörn-Ingo Weigert <jiweigert at gmail.com>
> I kindly ask you to answer to the sane-devel list, instead of me.
> Rolf Bensch is on the list too and can you help on your issue better than
> But removing a printer as you mentioned doesn't mean, not being able to
> scan. Those are different things. Your problems rely somewhere else. For
> example the place where sane-backends are stored.
> I would simply deinstall any vendor related driver packages and install
> from the vendor the ones designed for Ubuntu 18.04 and follow their install
> I hope I could give you some hints.
> Ingo Weigert
> Lou DeGenaro <lou.degenaro at gmail.com> schrieb am Fr., 24. Jan. 2020,
>> I'm on shaky ground here and don't understand all the moving parts. I'm
>> using Xsane and CUPS, and the all-in-one is wireless.
>> I found that I had 3 printers defined , so I removed 2 of them and and
>> left with:
>> root at HAL9000:/etc/default# lpstat -p -d
>> printer MFCJ6945DW is idle. enabled since Thu 23 Jan 2020 09:11:38 PM EST
>> system default destination: MFCJ6945DW
>> When I scan now, I no longer get the above error. I get a printed copy
>> with a pop-up window message "Printing on stdin". What's wanted is a file
>> on disk.
>> On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 9:23 PM Jörn-Ingo Weigert <jiweigert at gmail.com>
>>> Hi it would be nice when you provide:
>>> The Frontend-Programm (XSane, simplescan, etc) you used, which produced
>>> this error.
>>> Provide the version of sane-backends you currently using.
>>> afaik, Ubuntu 18.04 delivers a 1.0.27 experimental version.
>>> If you use your Scanner on a USB3 port, please try to use a USB2 port
>>> first, as their are still known issues with USB3.
>>> Kind regards,
>>> Ingo Weigert
>>> Try to use a more recent version from Rolf Bensch, he provide a
>>> repository on launchpad for Ubuntu users.
>>> Kind regards,
>>> Lou DeGenaro <lou.degenaro at gmail.com> schrieb am Fr., 24. Jan. 2020,
>>>> Just upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. Have networked Brother J6945
>>>> all-in-one that was working perfectly on 16.04. At 18.04 I can print, but
>>>> get the subject message when I try to scan. Please advise.
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