Free OCR Software

OCR (Optical Character Recognition software converts hard-copy documents into editable text in a word processor by using a scanner) is still an area where the open source world has a lot of catching up to do with commercially available applications (e.g. Nuance...

Flash/Youtube videos on FreeBSD

To be able to watch Adobe Flash animations and videos on BSD systems, has been not too easy so far. This is caused by Adobe not releasing a (Free)BSD version of Flash, but only a (closed source) version for Windows and Linux. In order to watch Flash content on BSD one...

Linux too vanilla? Try this

Yesterday we wrote about a review of PC-BSD by LinuxHelp, but a week ago (15/07/2007) The Inquirer also reviewed this Desktop OS: “Linux too vanilla? Try this – PC-BSD 1.3: Basic, simple, does the job” It went on first time, no hesitation. Even...