How-to Getting-Started with XSane Scanning on Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Easy Guide

August 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Getting-Started Scanning on Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS



The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Scanner for Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

XSane is a graphical scanning frontend for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy). It uses the SANE-library to talk to scanners. This means that XSane does not support any scanners itself. Take a look at the SANE-backends homepage to find out which scanners are supported by SANE.

The Way followed here is Practically Working and perhaps it miss of the ultimate Terminal Command to recognize the Device associated to the Scanner.

Getting-Started with XSane Scanning on Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+t
    Getting-Started with XSane Scanning on Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal

  2. How-to Recognize Device Name Associated to Scanner

    • Disconnect the Scanner
    • List All Connected Devices
      ls /dev | grep '^s'
    • Power On & Connect the Scanner
    • List All Connected Devices Again
      ls /dev | grep '^s'

    Then carefully Find the /dev/sXYZ entry that is Appearing in the Latest List.

  3. Make the proper Scanner Device Simlynk

    • For USB Scanners:
      sudo su -c "ln -s /dev/sXYZ /dev/usbscanner"
    • For SCSI Scanners:
      sudo su -c "ln -s /dev/sXYZ /dev/scanner"
  4. Install XSane for Xubuntu Linux

    sudo su -c "apt-get install xsane sane"
  5. Launch XSane and Start Scanning :)

    xsane

    Getting-Started with XSane Scanning on Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - XSane

  6. How-to Install Printer Drivers for Xubuntu Linux:

    Download and Install Linux Printer Drivers
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