replacing xsane by gnome-scan

Ken VanDine ken.vandine at
Sun Apr 26 02:56:36 UTC 2009

I agree, gnome-scan is a much better choice.  I haven't tested it
lately, it might need a little attention to make it suitable,  but it
isn't hard to be more user friendly than xsane.


On Sat, 2009-04-25 at 18:11 -0500, solaris manzur wrote:
> Seriously, xsane terrifies me. I'm completely lost each time I use it.
> It reeks of that poorly designed early-90's hacker-app feel. There's
> Scanner Utility in Add/Remove, but it doesn't let me scan all of my
> scanner. Can we please have something similar to the scanning programs
> of Windows?
> gnome-scan is a good choice - replace xsane by gnome-scan by default

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