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I'm something called iscan to use my scanner. However to use it, I need to go through a GUI to get my scanned pdf. When I run iscan --help (because just iscan launches the GUI), it tells me that it is a GIMP plugin and requires to have GIMP launched:

iscan is a GIMP plug-in and must be run by GIMP to be used

Is there a way to use GIMP plugins like this from the command line? I would MUCH rather run a simple command to output whatever is in my scanner to a pdf somewhere.

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Use scanimage from sane-backends.

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