5.3.5:     How to set up a scanner

Introduction

Scanners are supported in Linux by SANE (“Scanner Access Now Easy”) which is an application programming interface (API) that provides standardized access to any raster image scanner hardware (flatbed scanner, hand-held scanner, video- and still-cameras, frame-grabbers, etc.).


Basic steps

You can manage your scanner in MEPIS Linux with the default KDE frontend Kooka by following these steps:


Troubleshooting