Linux Scanning: How to remotely scan from multi-function printer

If you have a multi-function printer, for example, I have a samsung,
and you wish to remotely scan documents placed on that machine to your linux desktop,
you first have to install all sane-backends.
Once done, go into /etc/saned.d/pixma.conf
and add this at the end:
bjnp://192.168.1.222:9100

(where 192.168.1.222 is the printer/scanner’s IP address)..

Once done, try xsane or “simple scan” and they should now find the scanner..
Enjoy..

Turkçe Harfli dosyaları uluslararası harflere çevirmek

Türkçe dosyalarla dolu bir klasör kopyaladığınızda, dosya isimlerindeki Türkçe harfler Linux da size sorun yaratabilir. Ekteki program, bu gibi dosyaları en yakın ASCII-7 harfe dönüştürür, yani, ı yı i, ğ yi g, ü yü u gibi değiştirmeler yapar.

Kurulum: path de herhangi bir yere koyun (mesela /usr/local/bin) sonra dosyaların oldugu klasöre geçin ve çalıştırın:
$ unturkish.rexx

NOT: Rexx de yazıldığından “oorexx” in kurulumunu gerektirir. Bunu Fedora ve türevlerinde kurmak için:
# yum install oorexx oorexx-devel
komutunu kullanabilirsiniz.

İndirme linki:
http://www.kalfaoglu.com/unturkish.rexx

Benim karşıma çıkan dosyaların isimlerini sorunsuz olarak değiştirmektedir. Farklı bir kodlama ile kaydedilmiş dosyalarınız varsa, lütfen bildirin.

Easiest way to share a printer hooked up to a linux host

If you have a printer connected to a linux server (as you should) and have linux clients, here is the easiest way to share this printer without mucking too much with details, without mucking with samba.

Software: Fedora Linux 16

On the server:
1) First add its printer as usual, making sure it prints, and make sure “sharing” is selected.
2) Now use sudo system-config-firewall and open a special port, TCP 631 to outside traffic (just go to its second tab, click ADD and use user-specified port option)

On the client:
Adding the printer:
1) find the PPD of the printer, do a “locate ” such as “locate 4300”, where “somestring” is either the full model number of your printer, or something a bit more vague, for example, I found HP 4355’s ppd by trying 3 things: “locate 4355” then “locate 43xx” then “locate 4300” note its location.

2) copy from that location to your home directory with a
sudo cp /usr/share/ppd/HP/hp-laserjet_4300-ps.ppd.gz .
(that’s what I did).. Then gunzip this:
gunzip hp-laserjet_4300-ps.ppd.gz

3) now add the printer, changing the local name to something of your liking, IP address (put the IP of the server) and the name of that printer at server, as well as specifying that PPD file you just copied and gunzipped :
lpadmin -p IzmirHP -E -v http://192.168.2.34:631/printers/Officejet-4300-series -P hp-laserjet_4300-ps.ppd
(To find the printer’s name at the server, you can do a sudo cat /etc/cups/printers.conf at the server)
Now restart cups at client, service cups restart

That should do the trick..