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SIMPLE-SCAN(1) General Commands Manual SIMPLE-SCAN(1)


simple-scan - Scanning utility


simple-scan [DEVICE]


This manual page documents briefly the simple-scan command.

Document Scanner is an easy-to-use application, designed to let users connect their scanner and quickly have the image/document in an appropriate format.

Document Scanner has been written with GTK+ libraries, and after installing the application you can run it from the Applications menu.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.

Print debugging messages.
Show release version.
-?, --help
Show help options.
Show all help options.
Show GTK+ options.


simple-scan was written by Robert Ancell <>.

This manual page was written by Alessio Treglia <>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).

December 21, 2009