How to Install VueScan on Linux Systems

VueScan is an easy-to-use, replacement for a scanner/printer driver.

The latest VueScan version is 9.2.12.

VueScan 9.2.12 supports 1100 scanners on Linux systems, so it is a big chance that your scanner to work with the VueScan drivers.

This is how you install VueScan on Linux and Unix Systems:

Download VueScan for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c

Download VueScan for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c

Extract the archive and cd into it:

$ tar -zxvf vuex*.tgz
$ cd VueScan

Set execution permissions:

$ chmod u+x vuescan

Exec VueScan:

$ ./vuescan

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3 comments on “How to Install VueScan on Linux Systems
  1. F. Florin says:

    I just installed vuescan under Ubuntu 12.04
    I would like to add it to my panel, to start it quickly. How?

  2. Janine Rijnvis says:

    HI, Vuescan didn’t pick up my scanner, Canon Multifunction I-Sensys MF217W. I can’t find anywhere on the net a driver for this printer. I’m using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

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