simple-scan

Installation

sudo apt install simple-scan

Scanning

  1. Set the page size

    Menu > Preferences > Scanning > Page Size

  2. Set the resolution and document type depending on the type of document

    • Black-and-white text documents

      1. Menu > Preferences > Quality > Text Resolution > 300 dpi
      2. Click the button to the right of Scan > Text
    • Colour documents

      1. Menu > Preferences > Quality > Image Resolution > 300 dpi
      2. Click the button to the right of Scan > Image
    • Photos

      Note: Tweak the DPI as needed for better image quality

      1. Menu > Preferences > Quality > Image Resolution > 600 dpi
      2. Click the button to the right of Scan > Image
  3. For each page, insert it into the scanner and click Scan

  4. Click Save when you’ve scanned all the documents