Gscan2PDF is a GUI based application used for creating PDF and DjVu files from scanned documents. You can export the scanned documents one by one, in separate PDF files, or export scans all together, in one PDF. It is very simple to install Gscan2PDF and in this tutorial, you will learn about the method to install Gscan2PDF on Debian 9.0
The first and the foremost thing to do before you begin with the installation process is to add the essential repo. Run the following command to open the sources.list file.
root@debian:~# nano /etc/apt/sources.list
Once it is opened, add the following lines in it.
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ stable main contrib non-free deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian/ stable main contrib non-free
After that, save and exit from the file.
You should now update the apt sources.list, for that you ought to run the following command.
root@debian:~# apt-get update Ign:1 http://deb.debian.org/debian stable InRelease Hit:2 http://deb.debian.org/debian stable-updates InRelease Hit:3 http://deb.debian.org/debian-security stable/updates InRelease Hit:4 http://ftp.debian.org/debian stretch-backports InRelease Get:5 http://deb.debian.org/debian stable Release [118 kB] Get:6 http://deb.debian.org/debian stable Release.gpg [2,373 B] Get:7 http://deb.debian.org/debian stable/main Sources [6,749 kB] Get:8 http://deb.debian.org/debian stable/non-free Sources [79.7 kB] Get:9 http://deb.debian.org/debian stable/contrib Sources [44.7 kB] . . Fetched 29.7 MB in 37s (796 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
Everything has been set for the installation of the Gscan2PDF. Trigger the installation process by running the following command.
The application is now installed in your system. You can use the Activities search bar to find and launch the application.
With this, the installation of Gscan2PDF on Debian 9.0 gets completed.
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