simple-scan by default in lucid

Vincent mailinglists at
Thu Feb 18 19:56:51 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 11:44 PM, Lionel Le Folgoc <mrpouit at>wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I've just seeded simple-scan to replace xsane. From what I could see, it
> seems to be much more user-friendly, and to work fine. Ubuntu already
> installs it by default (it's in main, whereas xsane has been demoted to
> universe in lucid, which means a very limited support…).
> Of course, this can be reverted; I've only set it by default to gather
> more feedback from more people (our fearless charlie-tca doesn't have a
> scanner to test it :P), so feel free to react, and of course please
> report bugs against 'simple-scan' when you experience some issues. ;)
> If it creates too much trouble I'll put back xsane.
> Thanks!
> Cheers,
> Lionel
I don't have a scanner, but I have used Xsane in the past, and this can't
really be worse in use, so it sounds good to me ;-)

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