simple-scan  3.25.1
About: Simple Scan is a simple GNOME scanning application, using the SANE scanning libraries, that outputs the image/document in a range of image formats or PDF.
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README.md

SIMPLE SCAN

This is the source code to "Simple Scan" a simple GNOME scanning application, using the sane scanning libraries.

The Simple Scan homepage with further information is located at: https://launchpad.net/simple-scan

BUILDING

Install the dependencies (on Ubuntu/Debian):

$ sudo apt install bzr meson valac libgtk-3-dev libgusb-dev libcolord-dev libpackagekit-glib2-dev libsane-dev gettext itstool

Get the source:

$ bzr branch lp:simple-scan

Build locally with:

$ meson --prefix $PWD/install build/
$ ninja -C build/ all install
$ XDG_DATA_DIRS=install/share:$XDG_DATA_DIRS ./install/bin/simple-scan

DEBUGGING

There is a --debug command line switch to enable more verbose logging:

./install/bin/simple-scan --debug

Log messages can also be found in the $HOME/.cache/simple-scan folder.

Simple Scan config goes to $HOME/.gconf/apps/simple-scan/%gconf.xml and that file is best edited with the gconf-editor tool.

If you don't have a scanner ready, you can use a virtual "test" scanner:

./install/bin/simple-scan --debug test

When debugging hardware issues always check xsane and especially scanimage.

CONTRIBUTING

The preferred way to contribute code to Simple Scan is to create a merge request on Launchpad.

If everything is set up correctly the following should work:

FEATURE="foobar"
LAUNCHPADID="name"
bzr branch lp:simple-scan simple-scan-$FEATURE && cd simple-scan-$FEATURE
bzr add .
bzr commit -m "add $FEATURE"
bzr push lp:~$LAUNCHPADID/simple-scan/$FEATURE
xdg-open "https://code.launchpad.net/~"

If this does not work for you, feel free to contact us via one of the channels listed below.

CONTACT

Websites

Mailing Lists

IRC

  • Freenode (irc.ubuntu.com): #simple-scan