[Gllug] Scanning to network attached scanner

Geo caparo.g at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 10:23:38 UTC 2011

On Wednesday 20 April 2011 13:17:38 Bob Giles wrote:
> Hi all,
> I guess that I am going to show my ignorance here! I am looking for some
> assistance with a scanning problem. I hope that I am not asking the
> impossible but I am sure that somebody will know the answer to this!
> (Even if it is only, "Forget it!")
> My setup comprises:-
> Three networked machines running Ubuntu 10.10 desktop. Amongst other
> things connected to the network is a Netgear ReadyNAS Duo which,
> unsurprisingly is accessible across the network. I have an HP C7180
> all-in-one printer / scanner attached to the NAS via a USB connection.
> The NAS works flawlessly as a print server from all machines.
> I would like to scan across the network from one of the machines but
> cannot get the all-in-one recognised by the scanning software. My
> favoured choice of scanning software is Vuescan. If connected directly
> to the scanner, Vuescan works without issue.
> Can anyone suggest how to access the scanner connected in the way I have
> outlined? I have Googled but to no avail.
> Thanks.
> Bob Giles.

 I have no problem here using the HP5180 with its own software (HPLIP under 
the system menu ) & the boxes running Kubuntu & Ubuntu 

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