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Old 03-07-2013, 10:05 AM   #1
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installed print-scan prints beautifully but will not scan

I have a HP Photosmart 5520 all in one print and scan.
It prints beautifully but my laptop does not recognise it as a scanner.

is there a software to correct this problem
many thanks

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Have you got sane, and xsane installed? The hplip driver has a setup program you will need to run also.

Some distros need extra things configured, such as which groups are allowed to access the scanner.

From this link --> you can find all the necessary information for scanners, using setup, and distro specific instructions.

Hope this helps.


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