ScanControl Install Under Linux

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Tested is the Demonstration Edition 7.1.0 w/DataGrabber


Functions as intended. Has Logging and Recording.


Application date 2009. Very dated looking. No import function.

Web site date is 2002 but has a bunch of applications listed for $9.99.

Installation Process (Ubuntu 15.10)

This instruction should be followed after all OS updates are applied with Wine not installed. This will probably work for all Debian based distributions of Linux.

Install Wine First

Software Setup For Linux

Precaution: If you have Wine installed it is highly recommended that you start off with a fresh 32 Bit prefix and a correctly installed .NET Framework 4.5 by deleting your ~/.wine directory and see the link above to reinstall.



Extract to Download directory


wine ~/Downloads/ScanCtrl_demo/SETUP.exe

Run in terminal or create a shell script:

wine ~/.wine/drive_c/'Program Files'/ScanControl/ScanCtrl.exe

Application automatically found the BCT15X and connected.

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