Scan using GIMP

GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is the standard paint program for UNIX/Linux systems. It supports scanning by using existing scanning tools (xscanimage and XSane) used as plug-ins. The GIMP plug-in function allows xscanimage and XSane to provide the scanned image back to the program.

Note:The GIMP plug-in that ships with your OS should already be installed.
  1. Start GIMP.

  2. From the menu, choose File stepAcquire stepXSane device or xscanimage:device. The XSane or scanimage window appears.

  3. From the menu bar, choose Window step Show standard options.

  4. Specify the IP address of your printer.

  5. If necessary, adjust other scan settings. For more information, see Adjust the scan settings using XSane and .

  6. From the XSane main window, click Scan.

  7. Place the document to be scanned in the ADF or on the scanner glass.

  8. From the device, choose your profile. For more information, see the documentation that came with your printer.