Brother scanner "invalid argument"

Asked by Patrick M on 2017-07-08

I have a brother MFC J5620DW all in one. I did get it to print (Ofianlly) It will not scan. I get an error "invalid argument" back from any SANE base of PDFscan tool.
Running Ubuntu 16.04

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2017-07-12

Did you install the scanner driver from the Brother website?

Patrick M (prmillius) said : #2

I did install it.

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Patrick M (prmillius) said : #3

I installed all of them. I think the Brscan4 is the one I need. I think
the issue is with Ubuntu recognizing the USB port?

On 07/08/2017 01:59 AM, actionparsnip wrote:
> Your question #647110 on simple-scan in Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/simple-scan/+question/647110
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> Status: Open => Answered
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> actionparsnip proposed the following answer:
> Did you install the scanner driver from the Brother website?
>

Did you install the scan-key-tool as well

http://support.brother.com/g/s/id/linux/en/download_scn.html

Do you also have sane-utils installed from the repositories?

Patrick M (prmillius) said : #5

scan-key-tool...
Thanks