The VueScan Kiss-off
rayburke30 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 05:05:00 UTC 2014
I also use simple scan and find it very good?
On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 2:34 PM, Paul Lemmons <paul at lemmons.name> wrote:
> I use "Simple Scan". As the name implies, it is simple but has all the
> basics. Can scan multi-page documents into a multi-page PDF, single page
> scan, rotation, cropping, and very forgiving when the automatic document
> feeder jams.
> On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 01/28/2014 03:46 AM, Bruce Marshall wrote:
>>> I've been using VueScan as a scanning application for probably 5 years.
>>> is/was a good application and it supports a lot of scanners.
>>> But with Kubuntu 13.4 (and who knows what other distros of linux) it has
>>> "window" problem. If you click on any action, such as PREVIEW or SCAN
>>> or even
>>> FILE--->Exit, the program fails to do ANYTHING. It is only when you
>>> to a different desktop, or window, or minimize the Vuescan window, that
>>> action will take place.
>>> The program WILL work, but only if you fiddle and diddle with switching
>>> minimizing windows to give it a "kick".
>>> I've been working with Ed Hammrick (Ed Hamrick <vuescan at gmail.com>) to
>>> try to
>>> solve these issues but in essence, he could care less.
>>> His recent statements:
>>> "Yes, I recommend you use a different scanning solution."
>>> "Yes, I'm probably going to stop supporting Linux in the next few weeks."
>>> "I get less than 1% of my revenues from Linux, and increasingly
>>> the poor quality control in various distributions and increasingly
>>> fragmented distributions makes it difficult to make a single
>>> executable work on many Linux distributions."
>>> So he's giving up on linux and telling us all to "take it somewhere
>>> else" to
>>> put it bluntly.
>>> This has to be a simple problem since the program only has a window
>>> but he's not interested in any solution.
>>> So my question to the group is: "what other scanning solution are you
>>> under linux?"
>>> Once again, linux users are second class citizens.
>> I use Skanlite for basic stuff, gscan2pdf for pdf scanning (multipage and
>> so on)
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