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How To Scan 127mm Slides on Epson 4490

Administrators have to have fun to and restoring negatives and slides is fun to do once in awhile. In this post we will cover how to scan 127mm slides using the Epson Scan Utility on the Epson Perfection Photo 4490 scanner. Open the Epson Scan Utility and select Professional Mode for the Mode. For Document type select Film and for Film Type select Positive Film. The next settings are at your preference,... read more

How to add Editing and Viewing of RAW images in GIMP 2.8

Few of us have started to get into photography and have started to look at RAW images. You have to have a program to let you work with them as well. Most will use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom and others, but being a Linux guy there is always GIMP. In this post we will discuss how to add RAW capability to GIMP and open the RAW image. DSLR cameras bring us RAW images which are big and uncompressed... read more

Epson 4490 Photo scanner Ubuntu

The Epson Perfection 4490 Photo scanner is not supported in Ubuntu by sane. To get the scanner to work in Ubuntu you must download and install third party software. This how to describes how I was able to install it on Ubuntu Karmic 9.10 64-bit. Install libsane-extras (sudo apt-get install libsane-extras) Edit /etc/sane.d/dll.conf and uncomment epson2 if it is not done already. Go to... read more

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