OCR in Fedora?

Paul Smith phhs80 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 10:13:20 UTC 2008

2008/7/21 joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>:
>> Does anybody do OCR using software available in Fedora? Which ones do
>> you use? How do you use them?
>> I saw an article about OCRopus [1] and how great app it is but there
>> is no ocropus in fedora currently.
>> [1]
>> http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20071024-hands-on-with-googles-ocropus-open-source-scanning-software.html
> I use gocr-0.45-2.fc9.i386
> I think it comes from the fedora repo.

Tesseract is better:

yum install tesseract


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