On Thursday 28 February 2002 14:03, Patrick wrote:
> On Thursday 28 February 2002 01:08 pm, John Culleton, went on about:
> >  I suspect this is a FAQ, but I can't find the
> >  answer in Grokking the Gimp and the info in
> >  The Gimp Manual seems to be obsolete.
> >
> >  I need to connect my Xsane scanner program
> >  to Gimp 1.2.2. The manual suggest a simple linkage
> >  to the plug-in directory
> >  but my plug-in directory has many subdirectories.
> >  Should I create a new subdirectory and if so what should
> >  I call it? (Slackware Linux 8.0 and Gimp 1.2.2)
> >
> >  All assistance appreciated.
> >
> >  John Culleton
> ==================
> John,
> From what I have seen thus far, just installing Sane (the main
> program) and XSane (the gui frontend for Sane) solves all your
> problems!  Once all is installed and the scanner setup, Gimp will
> naturally use both for it's scanning chores.  I have not heard of
> anyone needing to do any extra setup or plug-in movement.
> Patrick

I wish it were so. I have searched all the menus on Gimp and I cannot
find the necessary entry for acquiring images from Xsane.  Perhaps
I need to reinstall Gimp, or tell it to search for pluins or whatever.

Hopefully someone with the magic combination can help me out. 

John C.
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