[sane-devel] CanoScan N650U & Xubuntu

Ralph Dumain rdumain at autodidactproject.org
Sat May 15 04:58:48 UTC 2010

Oops, I quoted the wrong post. Here we go again:

I've figured out to do some things, albeit crudely. The one thing I 
can't get done is OCR. It seems as if the OCR component of the program 
is blacked out. OCR is essential to my work. I can produce PDF files, it 
seems, which is a positive step. These PDF files are strictly image 
files, though, and not processed as actual text.

On 05/14/2010 11:26 PM, Ralph Dumain wrote:
> I'm new to Linux and so I am trying to find usable new software as 
> well as figuring out what I'm doing in Xubuntu. I am not finding a 
> graphics'scanning program I can readily use. Xsane looks like my best 
> bet so far but I'm having serious problems with it.
> First of all, it will only scan a 2.73 x 6.14 inch area, and I can't 
> find a way to change this.
> Secondly, I need an OCR program. If Xsane does OCR I haven't the 
> slightest idea how to accomplish it.
> Overall, I'm finding this program impossible to figure out, but I'll 
> start here.

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