simple-scan man page

simple-scan — Scanning utility


simple-scan [DEVICE]


This manual page documents briefly the simple-scan command.

Simple Scan is an easy-to-use application, designed to let users connect their scanner and quickly have the image/document in an appropriate format.

Simple Scan has been written with GTK+ libraries, and after installing the application you can run it from the Applications menu.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.

-d, --debug
Print debugging messages.
-v, --version
Show release version.
-?, --help
Show help options.
Show all help options.
-d, --help-gtk
Show GTK+ options.


simple-scan was written by Robert Ancell <robert.ancell@canonical.com>.

This manual page was written by Alessio Treglia <quadrispro@ubuntu.com>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).


December 21, 2009