any good accessible OCR for linux?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Tue Nov 16 03:16:20 UTC 2021

Tesseract is the dominant CLI OCR solution, with cuneiform being
another and LIOS providing a GUI frontend to both.

On 11/16/21, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at> wrote:
> Okay friends,
> after three weeks of using Slint, I am now finding myself using linux
> more and more.  I practically configured all of my email boxes to work
> on linux. I also added my dropbox to linux and setup my whatsapp web.
> Now I need a good accessible ocr package, preferably multi-lingual which
> can do Arabic, Hebrew and French besides English. Am I being too
> demanding? Does such a Llinux package exist?
> I have a ten years old Epson scanner which I really like. Unfortunately,
> windows ten no longer supports this scanner. I hope it would run fine
> with Linux.  I could not try it because I have no OCR package running on
> my Linux Desktop.
> If you guys have any suggestions, please help.
> Cheers,
> Ibrahim
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