Simple Scan problem

Scott Blair scott.blair at
Fri Jun 3 12:05:52 UTC 2016

On 06/03/2016 03:00 AM, Bob wrote:
> I have two MFP devices, an HP ENVY_120_series and an
> HP_Color_LaserJet_MFP_M277dw (just purchased) both connect to my LAN wireless.
> I can scan documents using the 120 flatbed. When I try to scan using the M277 I
> get an error trying to scan from the flatbed or document feeder in Simple Scan
> that says:
> Failed to scan
> Unable to connect to scanner.
> The description of scan bugs do not exactly fit what I am seeing but I will
> assume it is a known problem.  Any suggestions on other scan programs (I mainly
> scan to PDF) that I could try?
I had the same problem with a different HP printer. I installed HPlip 
then installed the printer through HPlip and it worked fine with Xsane 
and simple scan after that.


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