How to solve the problem without having to install tesseract 3.03 when I get a warning:

Warning: You are running an unsupported version of Tesseract. Expecting version 3.03, your version is: 3.02.02 Error opening data file /usr/local/share/tessdata/lus.traineddata Please make sure the TESSDATA_PREFIX environment variable is set to the parent directory of your "tessdata" directory. Failed loading language 'lus' Tesseract couldn't load any languages! Segmentation fault (core dumped)

  1. Check if package is installed

    dpkg -l | grep tesseract
  2. Install teseract using packages

    sudo apt install tesseract-ocr
  3. Search/install for available related packages

    apt search tesseract | grep -B1 language
  4. Use a valid ISO 639-2 (three letters) language code.

    tesseract image.png -l spa myoutput

Will generate myoutput.txt



here is the solution:

Just copy the files from: openalpr/runtime_data/ocr/tessdata to /usr/local/share/tessdata

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