How to Use The Scanners

The scanners on Linux workstations have been obsoleted and removed. Please use the new ID printers for scanning.

  • to optically recognize scanned texts or vectorize graphics, there are these tools that you can use
    • unpaper remove dark edges, align pages
    • gocr OCR software
    • tesseract other OCR software
    • autotrace vectorize graphics
    • convert to convert/process images into different formats, for instance to create a multipage PDF of some scanned pages run: convert page001.jpg page002.jpg page003.jpg the.pdf.