Can I use the "Scan" button with SANE?

I have an HP Deskjet with integrated scanner. It has a “Scan” button on its top, but this button does not interact with the xsane program on my Debian machine: To get a page scanned, I have to initiate the scanning process from xsane.

Is there a setting (or a scan program) that allows me to press the scan button and cause the program to scan a page?

Here is Solutions:

We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first solution because it is tested & true solution that will 100% work for you.

Solution 1

If the scanner’s buttons are supported by sane you can use scanbd to make them functional. You can find detailed instructions here.

Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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