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Old 05-03-2013, 09:54 AM   #1
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Installed scanner driver, scans sent to /root directory, change destination?


I just installed a scanner driver for my Brother multi-function printer/scanner/copier, and it works, except that I would like the scans to be sent to my documents folder (or wherever else I want) and not to the /root/brscan directory. Help, please. Thanks!
 
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/root/brscan directory
Running as root are we? Not recommended.
It seems that you are using the Brother scan -key tool. The destination for the files is set in /opt/brother/scanner/brscan-skey/script/scantofile-0.2.4-0.sh on my system.
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output_file=~/brscan/brscan_"`date +%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S`"".pnm"
You could change the path highlighted in blue.

The alternative is to use a scanning program e.g.xsane, skanlite and capture images in the format and resolution you want to a path you choose.
 
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:08 PM   #3
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Excellent, just what I was looking for. Thanks!
 
  


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