The error Invalid argument is not a argument problem, but is a write access problem. The other problem is that the bus and dev number are wrong from the scanimage error. If you need to reset your password, click here. Now I can scan! Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.

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Installing Brother DCPC Printer Linux | Laptop Forums

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. Can anyone confirm this fix? Join our community today! Search for your printer to learn about it. I ran into the same issue, and according to https: If I uninstall brother-lpr-drivers-extra and install the drivers provided by brother, it still doesn’t work.

Debugging 64 bit drivers: Brother’s website has a notice that all brscan1 models no longer support usb scanning as of Ubuntu Since this answer is unverified and only slightly better than “buy a better scanner” I’m going to leave the question open. To fix the problem, you will need to use the path based on the location of the brother scanner in the lsusb command. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.


Installing Brother DCP-130C Printer Linux

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: Ashok Koyi 4. The bus is and the device is and not bus 5, dev 1 as per scanimage. Just add your user to lp group Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site brothdr association bonus does not count.

I’m using Ubuntu Brother printer DCP c. In my case it was bus and device Failed to start scanner: SDocumentation and look under the printers tab on the link.

I installed a fresh copy of saucy to dco-130c that it wasn’t just something to do with the upgrade. However after reboot all permissions are reset. To find out where the brother scanner is on the bus use lsusb. I’ve emailed brother for help, and referenced this question in-case there are any updates. Brkther the following links: Anyways, hope this helps. The number return back to 2 when you reboot the PC. Find More Posts by Brian1.


This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, broter and consultant. I also recently upgraded to The other problem is that the bus and brither number are wrong from the scanimage error.

The ones I have are: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. BB code is On. 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. So far I’ve tried: