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  Date: Dec 05    Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu    Views: 604
  

Has anyone had success with the ION slides2pc converter under
Ubuntu/linux?
It is 'acquired' by M$ in XP and when tried in Ubuntu was not 'found' by
Xsane automatically. I also tried to 'acquire' it with GIMP to no avail.

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Answer #1    Answered On: Dec 05    

I just bought the ION Film2SD and I have been digitizing 35mm slides. I have
used it on both Ubie 9.04 and Win 7.

I have been using the option to save the images to the SD Card. After a capture
session, I transfer the images from the SD Card to the Ubie hard drive using
file browser.

Then when I double click the .jpg files, they are opened by Gnome Image Viewer.

 
Answer #2    Answered On: Dec 05    

We both digitize our slides the same way,
tomorrow I will look into installing it under wine so that everything is
done in Linux and I will save disk space when transferring from windoze.
I think it needs its own special driver to copy slides.
I like Picasco for viewing/sorting them.

 
Answer #3    Answered On: Dec 05    

This Ubie stuff is all new to me. There are sooo... many options. With the
graphical interface, it is a lot like windoze. I just keep double clicking until
I find something that works. Most of what I use comes with the standard Ubie
distro (9.04).

I have not used Wine and I do not need to use windoze to upload the .jpegs from
ION SD Card.

Let me know if you have any questions and Happy Digitizing!

 
Answer #4    Answered On: Dec 05    

My slide converter works fine in Linux. It is not ION, but "it." It uses the
usb port for power and saves everything to an SD card. I can either remove
the SD card and insert it into the card reader or use the usb cable and
transmit them to Linux. It shows up as a usb file system and it is just a
matter of pulling the files off with a file manager.

 
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