simple-scan Man page

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.

Simple Scan is an easy-to-use application, designed to let users con‐
nect their scanner and quickly have the image/document in an appropri‐
ate format.

Simple Scan 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.

-d, –debug
Print debugging messages.

-v, –version
Show release version.

-?, –help
Show help options.

Show all help options.

-d, –help-gtk
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

December 21, 2009 SIMPLE-SCAN(1)