Decent scanning app

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Thu Sep 4 13:05:55 UTC 2008

On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 08:56:52 -0400,
  Mark Haney <mhaney at> wrote:
> I'm at my wits end here.  I've googled and looked and tried and can't  
> find a decent scanning application anywhere.  Back in the F8 days I ran  
> kooka and it was awesome.  Problem is, it's not actively maintained and  
> isn't in KDE4.  They do have a new scan app called skanlite, but I"ve  
> not found it in Fedora 9 repos (although it's possibly in a larger  
> package like Kooka was).
> So, what decent scanning apps are out there?  I tried Gnomescan.  It  
> sucked. There's no way to add a scanner device to it that I could see. I 
> was going to go with Xsane, but wasn't sure about it.

When I need to scan stuff in I use gimp. That may be in the 'sucks' category,
but I only do simple stuff so it works for me.

More information about the users mailing list