XSane is another front end for SANE-1.0.18. 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-0.994.tar.gz
Download (FTP): ftp://ftp2.sane-project.org/pub/sane/xsane/xsane-0.994.tar.gz
Download MD5 sum: 7d02656026797a46a84bda63006f5668
Download size: 3.3 MB
Estimated disk space required: 23 MB
Estimated build time: 0.2 SBU
User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/xsane
Install XSane by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr && make
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
make xsanedocdir=/usr/share/doc/xsane-0.994 install && ln -v -s ../../doc/xsane-0.994 \ /usr/share/sane/xsane/doc
If GIMP is installed, issue the
following command as the
ln -v -s /usr/bin/xsane /usr/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/
ln -v -s ../../doc/xsane-0.994 /usr/share/sane/xsane/doc: This symlink is created to ensure that any program that looks for the XSane documentation in the default location will find it, as the documentation is installed in an alternate location specified in the make install command.
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
provide individual user access. man
xsane for additional information.
Last updated on 2007-07-27 13:15:57 -0500