Quick-Start with Scanner for OpenSUSE Linux with iScan Easy Guide

December 8th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Getting-Started Scanning for OpenSUSE Linux



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Getting-Started with Epson Images Scanning for OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x i686/x8664 Kde/Gnome Linux Desktop.

Image Scan! For Linux is a software that provides Graphical User Interface for Scanning on Linux Desktops.
It Includes the Driver – called backend (Epkowa) – an the Graphical Interface which enables you to scan in black & white.

To Get Installed the iScan Software for Every Scanner on Linux is Enough to Search on Epson Download Center for a Current Epson Scanner Product

Getting-Started with iScan Scanning on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x Linux - Featured
  1. Download Epson Image Scan Software for GNU/Linux:

    iScan Scanner Driver Linux Packages

    Epson Scanner Core+Data+Plugins Linux Packages



  2. Open a Command Line Console Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Getting-Started with iScan Scanning on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x Linux - Open Terminal
  3. Installing iScan for OpenSUSE Linux

    Change to the Epson scanner driver download Location

    cd $HOME/Downloads

    Decompress the driver package

    tar xvzf ./iscan*.rpm.tar.gz

    Then Install the drivers one-by-one with

    sudo zypper in ./iscan-bundle*/core/iscan*.rpm
    sudo zypper in ./iscan-bundle*/data/iscan*.rpm
    sudo zypper in ./iscan-bundle*/plugins/iscan*.rpm
  4. Launch iScan and Start Scanning :)

    From Terminal simply with:

    iscan

    Getting-Started with iScan Scanning on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x Linux - iScan GUI

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