[sane-devel] OCR with Xsane?

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at gmail.com
Mon May 17 21:58:17 UTC 2010


On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 11:43 PM, Ralph D <rdumain at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  I'm new to Linux, specifically Xubuntu. I've progressed in Xsane at least
> enough to be able to scan and perform other basic operations. I can also
> produce PDF files out of the scanned images. This is not OCR, however. I
> need to know how to get the OCR component of Xsane to work--assuming it
> exists and that it's included in my package--and how to output the result
> into a file.  If there is a different Linux program I should be using,
> please let me know.

FWIW; I use gscan2pdf[1], which have a couple of ocr programs "built in". I
have never used these, but they are there.

1) http://sourceforge.net/projects/gscan2pdf
Torfinn Ingolfsen
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