[sane-devel] PNG support for "scanimage"?

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Thu Jun 6 12:16:04 BST 2019

Hi Mark,

Mark DM writes:

> Does this mean it needs to reinstalled from PPA or only install libpng-dev ?
> I am trying to install AirSANE and getting an error related to PNG format

If you just need a PNG capable scanimage on trusty or xenial, reinstall
from the PPA.  If your AirSANE installation attempts complain about a
missing png.h file or similar, install libpng-dev.

However, without any details about that error is pretty darned hard to

Hope this helps,
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