An OCR Inquiree Please?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Tue Oct 23 06:01:25 UTC 2018

Willem here.
You can also try cuneiform, available as a package as far as I know.

On Mon, 22 Oct 2018, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Well, I want to resume scanning here, I grabbed the most 
> obvious-and-mentioned tools.
> sudo apt-get install sane sane-utils imagemagick unpaper tesseract-ocr
> tesseract-ocr-eng ocrad
> I also installed yagf
> So, similar to what I was able to do in OpenBook years ago, I want to scan 
> sideays pages. So with page4 on the left-and-page5 on the right. Will any of 
> these solutions support that option?
> Also, I tried purchasing a commercial OCR program from Abbyy  but their Linux 
> version is still available for download from  they are not 
> providing any more trial demos or supporting other than an sdk.
> So, if I can only scan sideways in a commercial, are their other options? I 
> also installed LIOS here in Debian. Thanks so much in advance for any 
> guidance
> Chime
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