Steve Smith, host of your Technology Questions Answered, demonstrates the installation procedure and usage manner of document scanners and Ubuntu 11.04.
Episode #1-33 released on May 15, 2011
Welcome to another episode of your Technology Questions Answered. This week, I'll demonstrate the fastest and easiest method to getting a document scanner to cooperate with your Ubuntu 11.04 operating system. I'd also like to talk about changes to my web-site and and I have a personal request of all my viewers.
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To install the necessary software and make your scanner work you'll need to follow a few instructions first. The name of the software we are going to use is called XSane Image Scanning Program. It's been around since 1998.
To scan a picture once the software is installed, you only need to follow a few more instuctions to get everything working.
You've now scanned an image for the first time in Ubuntu 11.04.
Troubleshooting may depend on type of scanner, so go to Ubuntu Forums or contact me for more precise troubleshooting techniques. For instance, our CanoScan 3000F refused to work, but our Canon MP560 worked better than perfect, it was detected by USB and Network.
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