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I found a very useful program for creating PDF files from scanned documents

My EGLUG.org blog. - Fri, 23/09/2011 - 9:30pm
Linux tip: I found a very useful Linux program for creating PDF files from scanned documents. It's most useful feature is that it uses OCR software to create text from the images and adds it to the PDF file.

You will have to install the following

gscan2pdf
ocropus (OCR software this one overlays the text on the image, tesseract doesn't do this)

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How to create clean & readable pdfs from webpages with the command line

My EGLUG.org blog. - Sun, 29/05/2011 - 8:34pm

Use something called wkhtmltopdf, which converts web pages to pdfs using WebKit rendering engine, and Arc90's Readability, which is a javascript that cleans up pages from everything except the main content (like in a blog or a newspaper) and nice to print.

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good times, good times ...

My EGLUG.org blog. - Fri, 10/12/2010 - 8:08am

so it's true,
i am back,
after god knows how many years away from Linux, i'm back running and tweaking my most loved OS again, ...

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Spirula Systems, a dream coming true

My EGLUG.org blog. - Wed, 07/04/2010 - 4:42pm

After years of working as a system engineer, I have decided to open my own company. It's called Spirula Systems. The name comes from the sea shell Spirula, as it looks like debian swirl, it's a shell, and it lives in alexandria, where Spirula Systems is located.

We should use Twitter more

My EGLUG.org blog. - Sat, 28/02/2009 - 12:35pm

Twitter can be very useful for Eglug. We have to use it more.

Take a look at this: http://search.twitter.com/search?q=eglug

third outing with arab techies

My EGLUG.org blog. - Thu, 25/12/2008 - 2:10pm

guys,

today is the third day of Arab techies gathering, we will go to have dinner in asmak el dawaran in shobra, we'll be there about 8:00 pm isA. Please anyone interested to meet us show up there

arab techies gathering outing today

My EGLUG.org blog. - Wed, 24/12/2008 - 10:46am

Arab techies gathering's guys are going today to khan el khalily to have dinner and wonder around. please if anyone interested show up.

EGLUG outage

My EGLUG.org blog. - Wed, 07/05/2008 - 11:35pm

Hi,

We had problems with our host, they probably changed something in their configuration that lead to breakage of Drupal under php4. We are currently running on php5.

Cheers,

EGLUG outage

My EGLUG.org blog. - Wed, 07/05/2008 - 11:35pm

Hi,

We had problems with our host, they probably changed something in their configuration that lead to breakage of Drupal under php4. We are currently running on php5.

Cheers,

What'd people like to see during the fest ?

My EGLUG.org blog. - Sun, 12/08/2007 - 12:38pm

Since I still don't know what to offer during the fest, I thought about asking what'd people like to see ? Maybe I can find something ;-)

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