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Tesseract OCR

OSX: brew install imagemagick brew install tesseract –all-languages Debian/Ubuntu: apt-get install imagemagick tesseract\* Sample Usage:    convert input image to grayscale using imagemagik convert input.png -colorspace Gray output.tif     decode with tesseract tesseract output.tif result; cat result.txt

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SparkleShare + Dashboard

SparkleShare: # Run all of the following commands as the root su # Fetch the Dazzle script curl \ –output /usr/bin/dazzle && chmod +x /usr/bin/dazzle # Run the initial setup dazzle setup # Link SparkleShare clients using their link codes (found # on the client in the SparkleShare folder) dazzle link # Create a […]

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Driftnet x64 Fix

apt-get source driftnet START COPY BELOW LINE —————— — driftnet-0.1.6/image.c 2002-07-09 20:26:41.000000000 +0100 +++ 2006-08-22 21:14:38.000000000 +0100 @@ -15,29 +15,20 @@ static const char rcsid[] = “$Id: image. /* memstr: * Locate needle, of length n_len, in haystack, of length h_len, returning NULL. – * Uses the Boyer-Moore search algorithm. Cf. – * […]

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Perl – Send Email via Secure Mail Server

#!/usr/bin/perl -w # Modules Needed: # apt-get install libssl-dev # perl -MCPAN -e shell # install Net::SSLeay # install IO::Socket::SSL # install Authen::SASL # install Net::SMTP::SSL use Net::SMTP::SSL; sub send_mail { my $to = $_[0]; my $subject = $_[1]; my $body = $_[2]; open(MYINPUTFILE, “<$ARGV[$0]”); # open for input my(@lines) = ; # read file […]

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USB hardware power on off

  Site: Source: apt-get install libusb-dev gcc -o hub-ctrl hub-ctrl.c -lusb lsusb Usage: hub-ctrl [{-h HUBNUM | -b BUSNUM -d DEVNUM}] \ [-P PORT] [{-p [VALUE]|-l [VALUE]}] Version 1 /* * Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Initiative of Japan * * Author: NIIBE Yutaka <gniibe at> * * This file can be […]

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Change the speed and duplex settings of an Ethernet card

# apt-get install ethtool net-tools # ethtool eth0 or # mii-tool eth0 add a pre-up line to /etc/network/interfaces. Something like this: iface eth0 inet static pre-up /usr/sbin/ethtool -s eth0 speed 1000 duplex full autoneg off address … OR Debian init script: # sudo vi /etc/init.d/100Mbs #!/bin/sh ETHTOOL=”/usr/sbin/ethtool” DEV=”eth0″ SPEED=”100 duplex full” case “$1″ in start) […]

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apt-fast: A faster apt-get

# !/bin/sh # apt-fast v0.02 by Matt Parnell, this thing is fully open-source # if you do anything cool with it, let me know so I can publish or host it for you # contact me at # Special thanks to Travis/travisn000 from the PCLinux Forums for making improvements that allow # for […]

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