pct-scanner-script(1) easy scan and create merged DjVu and PDF documents for archiving


pct-scanner-script [--help]


pct-scanner-script is a bash script and configuration system to easily scan documents and create a digital archiving. It can create DjVu PDF and JPEG outputs, in merged and individual files. It also has a configuration system where different configurations can be defined, making it easy to switch between configurations.

Please use pct-scanner-script --help to find all program options, the complete help, and all examples.

  - auto archiving in merged and individual DjVu, PDF, and JPEG files
  - auto and manual resume when scanning somehow fails
  - cascading configuration system, for easy customizing
  - easy command-line-style bash program, with useful options
  - archiving made possible with both adf and flatbed scanners
  - built for productivity and daily use
  - uses bash, scanadf and other mainstream processing tools
  - multilanguage commandline output


-h, --help, -?
Show summary of options, help, and examples.


This program is a helper script to easy scan and automated digital document archiving for normal and adf scanners. You can debug this script by running it as bash -x pct-scanner-script [options]. The script is just a nice wrapper for the scanadf, DjVu and PDF tools.


pct-scanner-script and this manual page are written by:

Jelle de Jong <[email protected]>.