XSane is another front end for SANE-1.0.24. It has additional features to improve the image quality and ease of use compared to xscanimage.
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.
Download (HTTP): http://www.xsane.org/download/xsane-0.999.tar.gz
Download MD5 sum: 9927f21e1ab6ba96315e7f0e30746deb
Download size: 2.9 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:
sed -i -e 's/png_ptr->jmpbuf/png_jmpbuf(png_ptr)/' src/xsane-save.c && ./configure --prefix=/usr && make
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
make xsanedocdir=/usr/share/doc/xsane-0.999 install && ln -v -s ../../doc/xsane-0.999 /usr/share/sane/xsane/doc
A browser of your choice can be used to get inline help, using the
following command, as the
ln -v -s <browser> /usr/bin/netscape
Be sure to replace <browser> with the browser of your choice on your system.
Alternatively, if the environment variable BROWSER is set to the browser you want to use, eg, BROWSER="/usr/bin/firefox", the first time you run xsane, it will be recorded in ~/.sane/xsane/xsane.rc. If you wish to change it, edit this file, or remove it, and use the instructions above, so that a new one is created.
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-0.999 /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 2014-02-20 04:20:28 -0800