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Old 10-05-2003, 01:30 PM   #1
Pedroski
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scanimage


After much ado, I got my scanner to scan. Not under xsane, but from a terminal with scanimage.
It put it's output to standard output, which happened to be the terminal in which I called it. So I got a screen full of gibberish.
Anyone know how to change the standard output of scanimage to get it to scan to a file, maybe a jpg??
Xsane (v 0.89) will not work. It can't find my scanner.
Thanks anyway!
 
Old 10-05-2003, 01:38 PM   #2
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How about scanimage > somefile.jpg? I don't know what format scanimage uses natively, so you may have to change .jpg to something else, then use the GIMP to change the image type.

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