[sane-devel] Epson XP-860 Scan to Computer (PDF) function

Kip Warner kip at thevertigo.com
Tue Jan 2 21:27:00 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2018-01-02 at 10:08 +0100, Louis Lagendijk wrote:
> Device initiated scans require a daemon on the computer that knows
> what to do when the button on the scanner is pushed. Please have a
> look scanbd https://sourceforge.net/projects/scanbd/. Scanbd is
> designed on top of sane. The deamon continuously polls the scanner to
> see if work needs to be done. It will then use saned to do the actual
> scanning. Results will be stored on disk in the resolution you
> configured in the scanbd configuration.
> Xsane does have a button-controlled scan option that allows it to
> wait for a key press as well. But that is used to delay scanning
> until the key on the scanner is pressed. 

Thank you kindly, Louis.

Kip Warner | Senior Software Engineer
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