Running Linux Console App on Chrome OS in Virtual Machine

Chrome OS, developed by Google, is a light-weighted operating system based on the Linux kernel. It uses Chrome web browser as the user interface that primarily supports web applications released as Chrome extensions. However, Chrome extension is not fresh to me. When running Chrome OS in a virtual machine, I wondered whether it is possible to run native apps. In this article, I want to share how to run a console application built with Dynamsoft C/C++ Barcode SDK on Chrome OS.

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JavaScript Scanner SDK for Ubuntu and Raspberry Pi

Dynamic Web TWAIN Linux Edition is a web-based document scanning SDK based on SANE. It consists of a native scanning service, which communicates with the scanner driver, and a JavaScript scanner library. With a few lines of JavaScript code, you can quickly build robust web scanning applications, which allow users to scan documents from Chrome and Firefox on Ubuntu, Debian, and Fedora. Furthermore, you can edit the scanned images and save them to local disk, remote server or document repository.

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Simple SANE Document Scanning in C on Linux

Dynamic Web TWAIN for Linux is coming soon. The underlying technology is SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy). Although we do not need to write any code other than JavaScript when using Dynamic Web TWAIN to develop SANE document scanning applications on Linux, learning the underlying technology will be helpful for a better understanding of how SANE works.

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Document Scanning on Linux with SANE and JavaScript

Dynamic Web TWAIN SDK is a scanning SDK designed for web application development. It helps developers to easily build document scanning apps with a few lines of JavaScript code. The preview of Dynamic Web TWAIN for Linux is available now. In this post, I will demonstrate how to configure a USB scanner, as well as how to run the online demo of Dynamic Web TWAIN on Ubuntu.

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How to Build PHP Barcode Reader on Linux

No matter whether you are a web developer or an end-user, you probably have heard of the terms SaaS, Paas, and IaaS. They are three different models of cloud service. Why more and more people tend to embrace web and cloud services such as Google Cloud, Azure, and AWS? Because no application download and installation needed. A variety of software and functions can be accessed via web browsers. Assuming you want to build a web barcode reader as a service from scratch. Using Dynamsoft Barcode Reader SDK will expedite your development.

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How to Make PHP Barcode Reader on Linux

When developing a web barcode reader app in PHP, you can either use some JavaScript barcode libraries to recognize barcode images on client-side or read the barcode images on server-side with some PHP extensions that capable of reading 1D and 2D barcode. In this post, I will demonstrate how to create a PHP barcode reader with DBR (Dynamsoft Barcode Reader for Linux) on Ubuntu 14.04.

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How to Set Up Git Server Using SSH and HTTP on Ubuntu 14.04

If you are a software developer, you probably have created a GitHub account to manage, share and learn code. To make your contribution public, GitHub is the right place for open source. However, the hosting service of private repositories on GitHub is not free. If you want to co-work with your team using Git in-house, you can set up a Git server yourself over SSH or HTTP.

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