View Full Version : [ubuntu] epson stylus DX4050

June 13th, 2008, 02:31 PM
I have one and i can scan
my problem is recognize as text for work one it
i can only save as images

is there a solution?

June 13th, 2008, 03:55 PM
Looking at Ubuntu packages, there are several optical character recognition programs. I see gocr-gtk and tesseract-ocr. The tesseract package is command-line only, but there is a good description of how to use it here (http://www.howtoforge.com/ocr_with_tesseract_on_ubuntu704).

You can download and install these packages using the Synaptic package manager (System --> Administration menu). In Synaptic, under the Settings tab, you need to make sure the Universe repository is enabled.

I don't have any direct experience with either of these programs.

June 13th, 2008, 10:53 PM
thanks i m gonna try :)