gscan2pdf v2.5.6 released

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at
Wed Sep 11 20:14:09 BST 2019


Hm, is there another PPA?
I used |sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jeffreyratcliffe/ppa with Ubuntu 18.04|


Am 11.09.19 um 20:53 schrieb Mikhail Novosyolov via sane-devel:
> pdftk was removed from Debian repos when Ubuntu 18.04 was branched and
> then a new implementation in Java was added to Debian repos and
> appeared only after Ubuntu 18.04. Download pdftk deb from
> from Ubuntu 16.04 xenial and install it in 18.04
> P.S. I had thoughts to build pdftk for Ubuntu 18.04 in my PPA. Which
> PPA did you install gscan2pdf from?
> 11.09.2019 20:58, Ulf Zibis пишет:
>> Hi Jeff,
>> I have installed it on Ubuntu from PPA.
>> After Start it says, that package pdftk is missing, but I can not
>> install it with:
>> sudo apt install pdftk
>> -Ulf
>> Am 11.09.19 um 19:04 schrieb Jeff:
>>> gscan2pdf - A GUI to produce a multipage PDF or DjVu from a scan.
>>> Five clicks are required to scan several pages and then save all or
>>> a selection as a PDF or DjVu file, including metadata if required.
>>> gscan2pdf can control regular or sheet-fed (ADF) scanners with SANE via
>>> libimage-sane-perl, scanimage or scanadf, and can scan multiple
>>> pages at
>>> once. It presents a thumbnail view of scanned pages, and permits simple
>>> operations such as cropping, rotating and deleting pages.
>>> OCR can be used to recognise text in the scans, and the output
>>> embedded in the PDF or DjVu.
>>> PDF conversion is done by PDF::API2.
>>> The resulting document may be saved as a PDF, DjVu, multipage TIFF
>>> file,
>>> or single page image file.
>>> Changelog for 2.5.6:
>>> * Prevent Negate from changing the alpha channel.
>>>    Thanks to Chris Mayo for the patch. Closes merge request #25
>>> * Avoid image corruption with colour images when applying
>>> WhiteThreshold
>>>    after BlackThreshold.
>>>    Thanks to Chris Mayo for the patch. Closes merge request #26
>>> * Extended edit profile functionality in scan dialog to current scan
>>>    options, when no profile selected. Closes bug #328 (Blue cast to all
>>>    colour scans)
>>> * Don't try to compress log file if it wasn't created.
>>> * Don't blacklist empty device name
>>> * Improve layout of multiple message dialog. Closes bug #329 (A scanner
>>>    error (ADF jammed) caused GScan2PDF to display an insane dialog box)
>>> * Don't use tiff2pdf to create temporary PDF to check for pdftk.
>>>    Closes bug #330 (Cannot save, pdftk failure to access /tmp)
>>> * Fix --import option. Closes Debian bug #934107
>>>    (Importing with --import=file.pdf does not import anything)
>>> * Fix updating extended page numbering on scan dialog after changing
>>>    document
>>> * Fix printing. Closes bug #331 (print error suse leap 15.1)
>>> * Set "wait" cursor while scan options are being loaded and "progress"
>>>    cursor while scanning.
>>> * Use gtk-3 cursors for ImageView widget
>>> * Ghost scan button while scan options are being loaded and scanning.
>>> * Fix bug storing responses from multiple message window when no
>>>    responses had been stored before.
>>> * Update to Czech translation (thanks to Pavel Borecki)
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