Scan-key-tool install


Step 1. Login as a superuser ( or use "sudo" option if it is required )
Step 2. Check if pre-required procedures are completed
For Ubuntu
For Distributions using firewall
GIMP is required for "scan-to-image"
Brother scanner driver has to be installed.
Step 3. Download a driver.
3-1. Download the driver
Scanner Driver download page
Step 4. Install the driver
4-1. Open the terminal and go to the directory where the driver is.
4-2. Install the scan-key-tool
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -i  --force-all  (scan-key-toolname)
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -ihv  --nodeps  (scan-key-toolname)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
4-3. Check if the scanner driver is installed
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -l  |  grep  Brother
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -qa  |  grep  -e  (scan-key-toolname)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
Step 5. Run scan-key-tool and try the test scanning
5-1. Run scan-key-tool (The program will run as a background process.)
Command : brscan-skey
Example
5-2. Check if the scan-key-tool detect your scanner device
Command  :  brscan-skey  -l
Example
5-3. Press the scan button, select user, select destination, press START.
Example (console message of scan-to-img)

Install scan-key-tool (dpkg)
# dpkg -i brscan-skey-0.2.1-1.i386.deb 
Selecting previously deselected package brscan-skey.
(Reading database ... 89058 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking brscan-skey (from brscan-skey-0.2.1-1.i386.deb) ...
Setting up brscan-skey (0.2.1-1) ...

#
check scan-key-tool (dpkg)
$ dpkg -l | grep Brother
ii  brscan-skey                                0.2.1-1
      Brother Linux scanner S-KEY tool
ii  brscan2                                    0.2.4
      Brother Scanner Driver
$
Install scan-key-tool (rpm)
# rpm -ihv brscan-skey-0.2.1-1.i386.rpm
Preparing packages for installation...
brscan-skey-0.2.1-1
#
check scan-key-tool (rpm)
# rpm -qa | grep brscan-skey
brscan-skey-0.2.1-1
#
Run brscan-skey
# brscan-skey
#
Confirm brscan-skey detection
# brscan-skey -l

 SCANNER           : brother2:net1;dev0  : 192.168.3.3          Active
#
Console message of scan-to-file
# scan from SCANNER(brother2:net1;dev0) to /root/brscan/brscan.sP7525
scanimage: rounded value of br-x from 215.9 to 215.88
scanimage: rounded value of br-y from 355.6 to 355.567

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