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How to OCR an entire folder on Linux using Tesseract

Here is a neat onliner to OCR an entire folder on Linux using Tesseract.
It is assumed your files are jpg, but you can change the onliner.

Also you can specify a language using "-l por" for Portuguese or any other language instead of English.

Shellshock Bash vulnerability fix for Ubuntu & Debian Linux (also MACs)

You can upgrade to the latest .deb on precise until utopic and get it fixed:

Run:
env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable' bash -c 'echo hello' ;
apt-get update;
apt-get -y install bash;
env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable' bash -c 'echo hello'

Detailed Proof of the Fix:

Drupal Installation Script for Linux Debian/Ubuntu

Yesterday we gave a workshop at the @IST in Lisbon .
Based on that experience i created an automation script that installs "all the things" and makes your local Linux Debian/Ubuntu box run the latest drupal version in around 3 minutes.

Give it a try by running this on the command line:


curl -s http://www.ricardoamaro.com/d7install.bash | sh

How to watch .arf webex files on your Linux Desktop

The easiest way you can watch webex recordings on Linux is by converting them to mp4 using the NBR2MP4 Converter supplied by webex.

Here are the steps:

cd ~
wget http://support.webex.com/supportutilities/nbr2mp4.tar
tar -xvf nbr2mp4.tar ./
chmod +x ./nbr2mp4.sh
./nbr2mp4.sh
cd nbr2_mp4
./nbr2mp4 SOURCE [MP4_VERZEICHNIS] [FPS]

Enjoy!

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