XSane is another front end for SANE-1.0.17. It has additional features to improve the image quality and ease of use compared to xscanimage.
Download (HTTP): http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/hci/sane/xsane/xsane-0.97.tar.gz
Download (FTP): ftp://ftp.sane-project.org/pub/sane/xsane/xsane-0.97.tar.gz
Download MD5 sum: 3d1f889d88c3462594febd53be58c561
Download size: 3.1 MB
Estimated disk space required: 21.3 MB
Estimated build time: 0.22 SBU
User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/xsane
Install XSane by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr && make
Now, as the root user:
If GIMP is installed, issue the following command as the root user:
ln -v -s /usr/bin/xsane /usr/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/
ln -v -s /usr/bin/xsane /usr/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/: This creates a link in the system-wide GIMP plug-ins directory so that users can access XSane directly from GIMP. GIMP must be available before building XSane for this to work. Alternatively, create the link in ~/.gimp-2.0/plug-ins/ to provide individual user access. man xsane for additional information.
Last updated on 2006-06-21 11:26:07 -0500