any good accessible OCR for linux?

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Tue Nov 16 12:16:35 UTC 2021

Hi Ibrahim,

this command:
most /var/log/packages/tesseract-data-4.0.0-x86_64-2slint
shows that I have packaged trained data for Arabic and all Latin scripts 
among others but not Hebrew so far. If you want it I can add it.


Le 16/11/2021 à 03:53, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> 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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