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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Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Super quality on a CRT, ideal for sending to someone as an attachment to an e-mail — although I do need to play around with formats to find something less than 1MB for my analog modem. And they each show you the results of scanning as well as offering a preview scan, again Kooka within a section inside the window, XSANE starting another window for this.

I have already started on that, but postponed it in favour of OCR. The image will appear in the image list on the left. Be sure that your scanner is connected, switched on and ready for use before you boot Knoppix. Your results will vary, since OCR depends heavily on clarity of scan, dpi, type of font, font kerning, dictionary used Independent of the window display problem I see on my box I have an issue with the gui mode of kooka. To me it seems pretty clear that printing was never really high priority in either software package, at least not in the sense of using a scanner as part of a replacement for a copier.

When you do not see this window, then the scanner is probably not recognized. Scan your text with Kooka or xscanimage and save the text in an image file e.

Digikam, Kooka: Scanning with Epson V?

You might post the error messages you’re getting when “The K programs don’t work”. The point with the presets: You might want me to send it to you directly? So I wish that either vuescan offers a kde or at least a qt gui, or that kooka stops this stupid screen cluttering gimp 1 like gui mode where windows sfan to get opened all over the screen.


Note that the dimensions of the selection appear in the selection field together with the image size with current DPI selection. Scan an image to PDF I use gnome; is there a similar program in gnome? As it turns out, for me at least, Kooka has one advantage: There is also an OCR application tesseract which was released into the open source community some time recently well, somewhere early I think. I think vuescan has solved this problem by leaving enough space tto the subwindows for the biggest set of options.

Scanning some more pages with grafik tools in windows was often a work of hours, because of the “one-time-call” of the twain-dialog, saving in specific folder and so on.

You are asked in the new opening “Kooka Save Assistent” window, in which format you want to store the image.

Any frame, except the main window, can be placed within any other frame aligned to the left, right, top, bottom or centered. Results 1 to 10 of Usually GUI-based programs are flexible, have lots of choices and scxn be tweaked on-the-fly as needed. Acan is ideal for a small office without continual need for copying. 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

When started, both ask for confirmation of the device to use. Consider to select only a part of the image to be scanned.

I hate the screen cluttering. Is this so, test the scanner as showed to you in Lesson 2. That can scsn only be handled by layout management. Is that Qt what they use now? I haven’t found either of the OCR programs that Kooka has used particularly good. Furthermore, your scanner must be recognized by Knoppix, as described in Lesson 2. Tags for this Thread pdfscanning.


On the other hand you might want to post bug reports on bugs. And thanks to the help of the folks at SANE-project. It seems to be ideal at home or in a small office. This opens a console command windowtype here the following command: A higher DPI means more detail but it will be slower to scan jooka result in a larger kooia. Originally Posted by zmdmw Kooka is a popular free software program to scan images and documents.

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Generally, everything works everywhere Scanning an image and saving it as an image file 1 Select at lower left which settings you want to use for the scan: However if it is as in kbear, that kooks I resize one docked window, the other ones do not adjust, and I end up with either overlapping windows or empty scaj in my main window, that would drive me mad. Not because it would have a bad design, no, it would be very intuitive, if I could just see the selected options on my system.

If you open the. Please login or dcan to add a comment. Is ‘kooka’ an image or a PDF program? Let me add also the feature request of an easy way to use kooka as a photocopy machine. But the hardware isn’t as important as the software and the process of obtaining and using it.

Uninstall any that don’t. Put the headline here.