Installing Tesseract 3.04+ in Ubuntu 14.04

Artem Malynovskyi
Jan 5, 2017 · 2 min read
sudo apt-get install python-distutils-extra tesseract-ocr tesseract-ocr-eng libopencv-dev libtesseract-dev libleptonica-dev python-all-dev swig libcv-dev python-opencv python-numpy python-setuptools build-essential subversionsudo apt-get install autoconf automake libtool
sudo apt-get install libpng12-dev libjpeg62-dev libtiff4-dev zlib1g-dev
sudo apt-get install libicu-dev libpango1.0-dev libcairo2-dev
wget http://www.leptonica.com/source/leptonica-1.74.4.tar.gz
tar xvf leptonica-1.74.tar.gz
cd leptonica-1.74
./configure
make
sudo make install
git clone https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tesseract.git
cd tesseract
./autogen.sh
./configure --enable-debug
LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/lib" CFLAGS="-I/usr/local/include" make
sudo make install
sudo ldconfig
>tesseract -vtesseract 4.00.00alpha-241-g6f83ba0
leptonica-1.74.1
libjpeg 8d (libjpeg-turbo 1.3.0) : libpng 1.2.50 : libtiff 4.0.3 : zlib 1.2.8
Found AVX
Found SSE
pip install tesserocr

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Co-founder and CTO @ Mawi Solutions. Wearables, AI, Software Architecture

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