[ubuntu-us-mn] How do you install tesseract-ocr?

Tony Yarusso tonyyarusso at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 11:08:25 BST 2008

On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 9:10 PM, Charlie Dorff <cy41169 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi...
> Could someone please explain how to install tesseract-ocr for Ubuntu? I
> tried both synaptic package manager and the terminal but after it installs I
> can't find tesseract-ocr in the menu. Do I also need to install an interface
> for tesseract? Thank you.
> Charlie

Yes, tesseract is only an OCR engine, so you will need a separate
interface.  I'm not 100% sure, but I think you can tie it into xsane.
Let me know if you find some more info on that - I've been meaning to
give it a try myself.

Tony Yarusso

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