On Monday 23 February 2009 02:07:16 pm norman wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-02-23 at 11:31 -0600, Rodney Clay wrote:
> > > I am new to using GIMP. Can I import images into GIMP
> > > from a scanner. If so what do I need to do to set up
> > > to do this. I have looked in the online manual but
> > > did not find an answer to my question.
> Speaking from experience and running Ubuntu 8.10 and a
> compatible scanner, in Gimp File -> Create -> XSane ->
> Device dialogue. Ubuntu has all the software you need
> already installed.
On Slackware you may need to add your user id to the
group "scanner". Here is the line from file /etc/groups
referencing my user name "safe":
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