[SOLVED] - Wireless Scanning - HP 4520

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[SOLVED] - Wireless Scanning - HP 4520

Post by wallyUSA » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:19 am

I need help with scanning. Using LM 19 Cinnamon. Have HP 4520 AIO (all in one) wirelessly on the net. Printing works, no problem. However, when I try to scan, the program can not find the scanner. I have tried both ‘simple scan’ & ‘xsane’. I think I need a driver for LM but do not know how to find/install same?

FYI - I have WIN10 in a VM and w/l scanning from that works just fine. However, I would prefer to learn how to make it work in LM and not have to use the M$ method.

Some system info below. Please let me know if you need anything else.

TIA!

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$ inxi -Fx
System:    Host: wally-Inspiron-3521 Kernel: 4.15.0-36-generic x86_64
           bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1)
           Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
Machine:   Device: portable System: Dell product: Inspiron 3521 v: A14 serial: N/A
           Mobo: Dell model: 0010T1 v: A00 serial: N/A
           UEFI [Legacy]: Dell v: A14 date: 07/31/2015
Battery    BAT1: charge: 44.8 Wh 100.0% condition: 44.8/66.6 Wh (67%)
           model: SANYO DELL 6HY5935I status: Full
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-3337U (-MT-MCP-) 
           arch: Ivy Bridge rev.9 cache: 3072 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 7183
           clock speeds: max: 2700 MHz 1: 1041 MHz 2: 1167 MHz 3: 1040 MHz
           4: 1153 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
           bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 )
           drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.04hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Ivybridge Mobile
           version: 4.2 Mesa 18.0.5 Direct Render: Yes
Audio:     Card Intel 7 Series/C216 Family High Def. Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-36-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCIE Fast/Gigabit Ethernet controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 2000 bus-ID: 01:00.0
           IF: enp1s0 state: down mac: f0:1f:af:1a:77:3d
           Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter
           driver: ath9k bus-ID: 02:00.0
           IF: wlp2s0 state: up mac: 64:5a:04:51:72:b7
           Card-3: Atheros usb-ID: 001-007
           IF: null-if-id state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 120.0GB (48.7% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: Corsair_Force_LS size: 120.0GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 110G used: 55G (53%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 48.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 4800
Info:      Processes: 248 Uptime: 18:13 Memory: 2366.8/5848.1MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56 
UPDATE: OK, I went to hp.com and downloaded two files:

/home/wally/Downloads/hplip-3.18.9.run
/home/wally/Downloads/hplip-3.18.9.run.asc

Advice needed: Is this what I need and how to use these files (I am a guy guy)?
Last edited by wallyUSA on Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:10 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Wireless Scanning - HP 4520

Post by srq2625 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:25 am

According to the HP HPLIP Supported Printers page, your printer has been supported since at least 2.8.5. What this means is the version of hplip found in the LM repository will (should?) support your device just fine.

Suggest you run each of the following commands, in turn:

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$sudo apt install hplip hplip-gui xsane
$ hp-setup
$ hp-plugin
These will (1) install the software, then (2) configure the software for your printer, then (3) configure the software for your scanner

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Re: Wireless Scanning - HP 4520

Post by wallyUSA » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:10 am

srq2625 wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:25 am
According to the HP HPLIP Supported Printers page, your printer has been supported since at least 2.8.5. What this means is the version of hplip found in the LM repository will (should?) support your device just fine.

Suggest you run each of the following commands, in turn:

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$sudo apt install hplip hplip-gui xsane
$ hp-setup
$ hp-plugin
These will (1) install the software, then (2) configure the software for your printer, then (3) configure the software for your scanner
Problem solved...THANK YOU :D
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Re: [SOLVED] - Wireless Scanning - HP 4520

Post by srq2625 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:40 am

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