Any Accurate O C R Programs in DOS I can run in Linux?

John G. Heim jheim at
Thu Jun 27 13:40:37 UTC 2013

I don't see tesseract on your list of things you tried. That is what I use.

On 06/26/13 20:20, Hart Larry wrote:
> Well, after not receiving any responses in another blind computer
> discussion list, I am wondering since I finally have my scanner working
> in Linux, are their any current or older OCR programs in DOS which I can
> run in Linux?  We tried several of the obvious straight Linux solutions,
> but none of them even came close to what I remember of Open book years
> ago.  Aside from an accuracy of scanning, we were able to put pages or
> books in lots of different ways on the glass.
> I seem to remember in 1995 there was a straight DOS OCR which may have
> been created by a gentleman named Carter, which did a reasonable job.
> Among the Linux OCRs we've tried,
> ocrad         ocrfeeder     ocrfeeder-cli ocropus-0.4 I am trying to
> install LIOS.
> Thanks so much in advance for suggestion, including links
> Hart
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