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Using gImageReader for OCR

In a previous post I went through the process of writing a shell script for optical character recognition from the terminal or console. While the post was educational enough in that one had to learn bash scripting in the process, I have to admit that it was not optimal especially for a production environment. It only served to demonstrate the Unix philosophy: that complex operations are done through small utilities chained together, and this is the soul of being productive on a Linux machine.