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pdfocr uses OCR (optical charater recognition) to extract text from scanned PDF files, and adds the recognized text back to the PDF file. This makes the resulting PDF files searchable. It can use both the tesseract and cuneiform OCR engines.

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deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/gezakovacs/pdfocr/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE main 
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/gezakovacs/pdfocr/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE main 
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1024R/FC91AE7E (What is this?)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Geza Kovacs.

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cuneiform 1.0.0+dfsg-2~natty1 Geza Kovacs (2011-03-23)
cuneiform 1.0.0+dfsg-2~maverick1 Geza Kovacs (2011-03-23)
cuneiform 0.9.0-1gezakovacs~lucid1 Geza Kovacs (2010-04-17)
cuneiform 0.9.0-1gezakovacs~karmic1 Geza Kovacs (2010-04-17)
exactimage 0.8.0-3~lucid1 Geza Kovacs (2010-04-17)
exactimage 0.8.0-3~karmic1 Geza Kovacs (2010-04-17)
iulib 0.3-1~karmic1 Geza Kovacs (2010-05-08)
ocropus 0.3.1-3~karmic2 Geza Kovacs (2010-05-08)
pdfocr 0.1.5-1~wily1 Geza Kovacs (2015-07-20)
pdfocr 0.1.5-1~vivid1 Geza Kovacs (2015-07-20)
pdfocr 0.1.5-1~utopic1 Geza Kovacs (2015-07-20)
pdfocr 0.1.5-1~trusty1 Geza Kovacs (2015-07-20)
pdfocr 0.1.5-1~precise1 Geza Kovacs (2015-07-20)
pdfocr 0.1.4-1~saucy1 Geza Kovacs (2013-08-21)
pdfocr 0.1.4-1~raring1 Geza Kovacs (2013-08-21)
pdfocr 0.1.4-1~quantal1 Geza Kovacs (2013-08-21)
pdfocr 0.1.4-1~lucid1 Geza Kovacs (2013-08-21)
pdfocr 0.1.1-1gezakovacs~karmic1 Geza Kovacs (2010-04-17)
pdfocr 0.1-1~oneiric1 Geza Kovacs (2012-05-05)
pdfocr 0.1-1~natty1 Geza Kovacs (2011-03-23)
pdfocr 0.1-1~maverick1 Geza Kovacs (2011-03-23)
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