Installation Process

System requirements

Requirements Details
Operating system: Linux with SANE project libraries installed.
Remote Desktop Clients: FreeRDP, Citrix Workspace app, VMware Horizon, Teradici PCoIP or Amazon WorkSpaces.
Hardware: SANE compatible scanner.


To install Scanner for Remote Desktop (Linux version), do the following:

  1. Download program installation package and ftplugins package corresponding to your architecture. The latest program version is available at
  2. Unpack two archive files:
    $ sudo tar -zxvf ftscan-*.tar.gz -C /opt
    $ sudo tar -zxvf ftplugins-*.tar.gz -C /opt
  3. Read user manual
    $ less /opt/ftscan/doc/README