Trying to repair broken xsane

Hew McLachlan hew at
Sun Mar 15 10:40:11 GMT 2009

Hi David,

The application immediately closing sounds like a crash; please look in
/var/crash for a crash report to submit so we can look into fixing this bug.

If you have a broken configuration, try removing/renaming ~/.sane .

Hew McLachlan

David Ryder wrote:
> Hi,
> Hardy 8.04 AMD64
> In trying to do the procedure from this link:
> I have broken xsane. When I open it, the preview window comes up and
> immediately closes.
> I have tried uninstalling xsane and reinstalling it through synaptic but
> obviously there are files / libraries that are now wrong or broken.
> How do I completely uninstall and reinstall xsane? I would rather not do
> a complete reinstall for obvious reasons :-(
> David

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