Gscan2pdf 2.1.6, a GTK tool to produce PDF / DjVu from scanned document, was released today with few quick fixes.
According to the changelog, Gscan2pdf 2.1.6 fixed the issue that application exits on pressing “Start OCR” for Tesseract. In the release, it also fixed opening UDT and unpaper dialog windows.
How to Install gscan2pdf 2.1.6 in Ubuntu:
The official Ubuntu PPA has made the new release packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, and their derivatives.
1. Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or searching for ‘terminal’ from software launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jeffreyratcliffe/ppa
Type your password (no asterisks feedback due to security reason) when it prompts and hit Enter.
2. For those who have a previous release installed, upgrade it through Software Updater:
For the first time, you can either install it via Synaptic Package Manager or by running following commands in terminal:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gscan2pdf
How to Remove:
To remove gscan2pdf, either use your system package manager or run command:
sudo apt-get remove --autoremove gscan2pdf
And the PPA can be removed via Software & Updates utility, under Other Software tab.