freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 693, Issue 3
amit at phpandmore.net
Wed Sep 13 13:37:30 UTC 2017
I have GIMP and Inkscape, do you know which plugin I can install?
On 13.09.2017 15:16, Dave B via freebsd-questions wrote:
> On 13/09/17 13:00, freebsd-questions-request at freebsd.org wrote:
>> On Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:02:55 +0300, Amit Yaron wrote:
>>> I have that USB portable scanner. Installed the driver with wine, but it
>>> does not scan.
>>> Is there anything I can do, or just revive my Windows 7?
> You may find that a graphic/photo/image editing application running
> under FreeBSD will support the scanner itself, with the addition of a
> plug-in, or external driver tool. That is certainly the case with
> that "other" popular Unix clone OS. (I only use F'BSD from the command
> line, but have scanner support in Gimp under Linux on other machines.)
> Most of the low cost scanner hardware seems to use a chip-set from a
> small selection of makers, so the chances are you may have support for
> the scanner outside WINE.
> Dave B.
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