[CentOS] Tesseract OCR enginer

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Sun Oct 1 13:12:08 UTC 2006

On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, fredex wrote:

> Has anyone here tried the new Tesseract OCR engine that google has recently
> released?
> I gave it a whirl last night. IT compiles more or less fine on Centos 4.4
> if you don't mind lots of warnings.
> Took a scanned image I already had that contained a column of newspaper
> text, GIMP'ed it to cut everything but the text, increased contrast to
> get rid of grayish background, saved as uncompressed tiff.
> Fired up tesseract and it is STILL running, around ten hours later,
> consuming 90% of the CPU. This doesn't seem right...
> Clues?

Wrong community. Don't know what the value for this post is, chances are 
this is not related to CentOS 4.4 and you have better response on a 
Tesseract or OCR related forum.

Thanks for playing, better luck next time :)
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