The scanning application and libkscan library which were formerly included in kdegraphics – KDE/kooka. Kooka has been the scan application of choice for the KDE project and is an official part of the KDE Graphics Package. However, Kooka has been dropped from. Start Kooka from the main menu or enter the command kooka. When started, Kooka opens a three-frame window with a menu bar to the upper left and a toolbar.

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This is clearly not the way to go for everybody, especially not if you are short on space, such as in student housing or a small apartment. It would be unfair not to correct them, wouldn’t it!

Originally Posted by hcvv. The time now is There is also an OCR application tesseract which was released into the open source community some time recently well, somewhere early I think.

I am able to scan previews and Kooka starts in the same manner that I left it so you probably suffer from a problem that is not easily a Kooka prob. I assume you want pdf’s like you might get from openoffice or so The only reason I did not buy it is because the gui is almost not usable on my system.


A New Scanner with XSANE and Kooka

That can not only be handled by layout management. Start Kooka from the main menu or enter the command kooka. This is where I often loose time trying to get the printout looking somehow similar to the original in size and quality. It requires some time to move the scanner to a free area somewhere and attach it to a USB port.

Digikam, Kooka: Scanning with Epson V200?

Both allow selecting either color, black-and-white, or grayscale. It is not intended.

Still, with my upcoming scanner purchase, I will most definetly give Kooka a go first. It seems to have better and more scanner support than sane. For this purpose, press the Create for selection-icon in the toolbar and select an area to be scanned.

This is not heavy-duty hardware, and it is not intended to be out for lots of use every day. Yes, just install it with YaST. Also in generalcan KDE programs work on gnome? Usually GUI-based programs are flexible, have lots of choices and koooka be tweaked on-the-fly as needed. Click on the console icon at the bottom left in the control list. I had many hair pulling hours of frustration trying to get good scans from Kooka.

When you click in the “Kooka” window top right at Help and then on “Kooka Handbook” you – sorry scqn get an old version of the manual. This wasn’t even on my original wish-list! For your last question: Abstract Kooka is a KDE application for scanning.


So, OK, it isn’t yet apparent how these guys can help, but let’s check them out.

To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. What I really wanted was exactly that: Tabs allow switching between them. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: This article has also been viewed 5, times.

You might want me to send it to you directly? If you really need only a fraction of the image, then this will speed the scanning. Please login or register to add a comment.

A New Scanner with XSANE and Kooka LG #

Kooka helps you to handle the most important scan parameters, find the correct image file format to save and manage your scanned images.

If you open the. This is a small file browser for accessing the scanned images. All times are GMT