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<solved>simple-scan didn't recognize my my hp dj 3050

Postby lizbeth » Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:11 am

it's a hp deskjet 3050 and simple-scan didn't recognize it when i installed it.

when i ran simple-scan it activated my laptop's camera? confused? ok

so i figured i'd go into synaptic and remove simple-scan and the reinstall it, right? reinstalling proved no help. all the hp software is installed too... not recognizing my scanner. never had this problem with simple-scan before.
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Re: simple-scan didn't recognize my my hp dj 3050

Postby lizbeth » Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:18 pm

yes my deskjet has a flat bed scanner on top. And i've used it before with other distros.

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Re: simple-scan didn't recognize my my hp dj 3050

Postby lizbeth » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:07 pm

Seriously, some help here?!!!????

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Re: simple-scan didn't recognize my my hp dj 3050

Postby xenopeek » Tue Oct 23, 2012 6:37 am

I'm not sure how to help on this, but you could try if disabling your laptop camera will help. You should be able to do so with:

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sudo modprobe -r uvcvideo
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Re: simple-scan didn't recognize my my hp dj 3050

Postby lizbeth » Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:48 pm

Thank you! I'll try that!

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Re: simple-scan didn't recognize my my hp dj 3050

Postby lizbeth » Tue Oct 23, 2012 1:18 pm

now it says no scanner detected.

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Re: simple-scan didn't recognize my my hp dj 3050

Postby xenopeek » Tue Oct 23, 2012 1:52 pm

It was worht a try; at least confirming the webcam isn't interfering or blocking the scanner somehow. After a reboot your webcam will be back, or run:

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sudo modprobe uvcvideo

Do you have the package hplip installed? That might be needed.
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Re: simple-scan didn't recognize my my hp dj 3050

Postby lizbeth » Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:39 pm

yes, i did install all of those! :)

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Re: simple-scan didn't recognize my my hp dj 3050

Postby lizbeth » Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:28 pm

HPLIP-GUI!


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