How To Install Scanned Image Extractor 0.2.592 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

As you may know, Scanned Image Extractor is an open-source tool that permits the users to scan place many photos in the scanner at once and the tool splits the scan into separate photos.

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Main features:

  • extract photograph from album scans
  • scan and extract multiple single photographs at once
  • automatically suggest photographs in scans
  • aspect ratio enforcement
  • supports 16 Bit reading and writing
  • efficient processing with keyboard shortcuts
  • pre-processing next scans in background

The latest version available is Scanned Image Extractor 0.2.592, which has been recently released, bringing the below changes:

  • added mutex to decrease maximum memory consumption
  • added online documentation to docs folder
  • A new selection can now also be created by clicking twice (used to be only by dragging)
  • faster extraction of preview in previously blocking situations
  • added the online documentation to the source package
  • fixed a bug which would not reload already seen 16bit images
  • fixed a bug which caused the application to crash on closing it

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and derivative systems like Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2 systems is easy. Just add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the scannedimageextractor package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install the scannedimageextractor

Optional, to remove the scannedimageextractor, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove the scannedimageextractor

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