Posts Tagged ‘linux

Installation of ttf-mscorefonts-installer fails for non-obvious reasons. This deb package is needed for WINE installs. MS core font install Installation failure Attempting to install on Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal quetzal) I get the following error in the console: user@comp:~$ sudo apt-get install –reinstall ttf-mscorefonts-installer Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done 0 […]

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However here’s a review of the current state of OCR on linux distros from a user perspective. I’ve looked at OCR for Linux briefly before when considering PDF editing and OCR of text-as-image in PDF documents but it’s not really relevant to this. Note this article is not yet finished! Optical Character Recognition OCR – […]

Following on from previous Safari on Linux posts this is an update based on the status for Safari 4. Update: Safari 4 on linux via WINE In what sounds like some sort of review of a Bacchanalian orgy Safari has achieved Gold status on WINE as reported at WineHQ. The specific testing was made using […]

How to configure the quicklaunch plasmoid (aka widget) so as to fix a problem with missing icons and other issues.

Gah! I’ve upgraded to 9.10; then on a subsequent reboot I was “slimming down my system” more on that later and have messed up “mountall” causing it to error on boot in standard and recovery mode. Won’t boot, not even to a console. Mountall error gives status 127 I’m sure I’m guilty of this but […]

An overview of desktop search option for KDE4. A not quite exhaustive list of the options available. Should work on Ubuntu and other linux distros too.

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