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I have an old Officejet T65 at the office that I want to get working with the new Kubuntu box I set up. I'm using the HPLIP driver from LinuxPrinting.org and I think I managed to install it successfully. I can print but I can't scan. Any ideas?
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Does the driver you have support scanning...Did you get the right driver for your Printer/scanner series..This can have a large affect.
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The HPLIP driver is the one that supports scanning. Kooka doesn't see the printer and when I press the scan botton on the printer it says it's not connected to the PC.
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Well I'd really hate to say it but it might be because of lack of support and/or poor drivers. I know the area of printers and their driver is a place that is lacking right now in Linux. I'll try to find some information for you later, if I find anything good I'll let you know.
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Update:

Switched to Ubuntu and reinstalled the printer with HPLIP. Printing still works, altought it takes twice as long than it does under Windows (the same thing happens under Kubuntu). Now xsane "sees" the printer but when I hit scan it hangs for about a minute and then says that the device is busy.
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