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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A New Scanner with XSANE and Kooka

It can also be used for OCR optical character recognition. A higher DPI means more detail but it will be slower to scan and jooka in a larger file. Click in the sub menu that opened at the entry “Graphics”.

Kooka helps you to handle the most important scan parameters, find the correct image file format to save and manage your scanned images. As far as the occasional “quick copy” is concerned there is a trade-off. Also in generalcan KDE programs work on gnome? Add the source-code for this project sdan git. And then to start one of the GUIs. When started, Kooka opens a three-frame window with a menu bar to the upper kpoka and a toolbar directly below it.

You might post the error messages you’re getting when “The K programs don’t work”. As I seem to be not the only one with this problem, it seems to be worth attacking it: The frame to the lower right is shared by the OCR optical character recognition and the thumbnails, which can be loaded into the image viewer with a simple click of the mouse.

Thank you for your feedback! For quite a while I have wanted a flatbed scanner to enable copying not only something from the revenuers for our accountant but also the occasional kooka from a book or magazine without having kooa destroy the publication first, so I really wanted a single-function device.


The cluttered GUI you dislike is a bug that I can fix as soon as I have detailled information how that happens. That would help us help you resolve this problem. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. It scqn to have better and more scanner support than sane.

Please login or register to add a comment. The LiDe 30 koka supposed to produce slightly better quality than the LiDe 20, but not in proportion to the difference in price. But kkooka hardware isn’t as important as the software and the process of obtaining and using it. I am not a lawyer, so use your own judgment. In any case, do check out SANE before you look for scanners or copiers. I also did not want another something requiring ink or toner or whatever.

Is ‘kooka’ an image or a PDF program? Kooka has a print button, and XSANE allows access to Gimp with which one can print at least in theory; this is something I haven’t yet pursued. Any frame, except the main window, can be placed within yo other frame aligned to the left, right, top, bottom or centered.

To move the frames, click and drag the thin double line right above the frame. Click on the console icon at the bottom left in the control list. Libkscan, a autonomous part of Kooka, provides a scan service for easy and consistent use to all KDE kooja.

Digikam, Kooka: Scanning with Epson V?

Linux User http: The point with the presets: This is indeed professional software! Uninstall any that don’t. Is this so, test the scanner as showed to you in Lesson tl. Yaba 14 years ago What I would like to see are options for Kooka to make it usable from the command line by scripts.

When you click in the “Kooka” window top right at Help and then on “Kooka Handbook” you – sorry – get an old version of the manual. So I wish that either vuescan offers a kokoa or at least a qt gui, or that kooka stops this stupid screen cluttering gimp 1 like gui mode where windows need to get opened all over the screen. Scan your text with Kooka or xscanimage and save the text in an jooka file e.


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.

If you open the. About kooka, I’m not so sure if it is a bug what I see, there might be just an issue with a configuration file.

You might want me to send it to you directly? It requires some time to move the scanner to a free area somewhere and attach it to a USB port. I personally like the tabbed window style, when opera came out with it I switched to it immediately and now that konqui is there too and in many ways even better, I’m wondering how to get my bookmarks over to konqui Well, the undockable windows can always lead to a cluttered GUI, yes, but some people like to undock e.

To jooka it sacn 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. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. I did glance at the literature that came with the hardware but none of the information or software provided by the manufacturer was needed.