Scanning app 'vuescan' for Linux - has anyone installed/used it?

ssc1478 ssc1478 at
Wed Oct 14 20:18:05 UTC 2009

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 11:31 PM, john d. herron
<paradox.herron at> wrote:
> Hi, all.
> I've installed and unsuccessfully tried to run a 'commercial' pdf scanning/manipulation app known as VueScan, which someone suggested in this forum around a month ago.
> I contacted the author at <edhamrick at>, but he said he 'can't really help with diagnosing problems with missing libraries', and he mentioned some tips in the release notes which, however, went right over my head.
> Has anyone here had any experience with this software? If so, could you help me with some pointers?
> Thanks a lot.
> john

I use it on ubuntu 8.04.  I have version 8.5.14.  I have had no
problems.  I installed it to /opt/VueScan.  It's been a while but I
think all I did was download the tar file to /opt and then untar it to
VueScan.  I think I did it as root.

Not sure if you'll find anything here:


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