Simple Scan is an easy-to-use application, designed to let users connect their scanner and quickly have the image/document in an appropriate format.
Simple Scan has been written with GTK+ libraries, and after installing the application you can run it from the Applications menu.
Open Terminal (Super + T) and Run:
$ sudo apt-get install simple-scan
[sudo] password for enock: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: python-gst0.10 python-libxml2 Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them. The following NEW packages will be installed: simple-scan 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 120 not upgraded. Need to get 234 kB of archives. After this operation, 1,348 kB of additional disk space will be used.
After installation Simple Scan can be launched from the Terminal:
Below is of an Simple Scan in operation.