Connecting to LAN-based scanner

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The scanner is connected directly to the network without any intermediary computer.

Samsung ALL-in-One devices

1. Add The Samsung Unified Linux Driver Repository using Control Panel -> Software Sources -> Additional repositories and adding the following line:

deb debian extra


you may run the following command in the Terminal to do the same:

echo deb debian extra | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/samsung.list

2. Then installed the GPG key, update, install scanner driver & discover your scanner, run the following command in the Terminal one by one:

sudo wget -O - | sudo apt-key add - 

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install samsungmfp-scanner

sudo /opt/Samsung/mfp/bin/netdiscovery --all --scanner >.samsung.netdiscovery

3. Install the "Samsung Unified Linux Configurator" by searching suld-configurator-2-qt4 in the Package Manager or running the following command in the Terminal:

sudo apt-get install suld-configurator-2-qt4

HP All-in-One devices

Ensure the device is connected to the network and can be pinged.

1. Ensure hplip is installed, you can search for it in the Package Manager or type the following in the Terminal and hit Enter:

sudo apt-get install hplip

2. Run the hp-setup wizard which installs printer, scanner, and any other features, type the following in the Terminal:

sudo hp-setup
  • For Connection Type choose "Network/Ethernet..."
  • If the device is not detected, click "Show advanced options", tick "Manual discovery" and supply the scanner's IP address.

Check the scanner is now recognized:

scanimage -L