[sane-devel] Scan from command-line

stef stef.dev at free.fr
Sun Jan 10 12:28:58 UTC 2010

Le dimanche 10 janvier 2010 12:07:30 Josu Lazkano, vous avez écrit :
> Hello, I solve it. I use those two command and it works:
> scanimage --mode Color > Desktop/document.pnm
> scanimage --mode Color --format=tiff > Desktop/document.tiff
> The problem is that both images are huge, 11.4MB. Is possible to convert to
> JPEG this the scanner utility?
> Thanks for all.

	there is no need for support in 'scanimage'. You can use other command line 
tools like 'pnmtojpeg' (which part of the netpbm suite) to convert the 
scanimage's output to jpeg:

scanimage --mode Color |  pnmtojpeg >Desktop/document.jpg


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