How To Install GScan2PDF 1.3.0 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you know, GScan2PDF is an app for scanning pages and exporting them to PDFs. The user can export scans one by one, in separate PDF files, or export scans all together, in one PDF. The latest version available is Gscan2PDF 1.3.0, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Avoid leading & trailing spaces in filename expanded from template
  • Various GUI improvements.
  • Improvements to the display of OCR output.
  • More improvements to date metadata widget
  • Refactored logging of OCR dependencies.
  • Catch many filesystem errors
  • Return in one of the entry widgets in the the save dialog hits the
    save button.

In this article I will show you how to install GScan2PDF 1.3.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Gscan2PDF 1.3.0 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the gscan2pdf package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jeffreyratcliffe/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gscan2pdf

Optional: To remove the gscan2pdf, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove gscan2pdf

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