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Whishper – Open-source, local-first audio transcription and subtitling suite with a simple web UI.

Whishper Open-source, local-first audio transcription and subtitling suite with a simple web UI.

Features

Open Source – Whishper is 100% Open Source software.

Self-Hosted – Thanks to open-source technologies, Whishper can run 100% offline. Your data never leaves your computer.

Transcribe – Transcribe any media to text. Thanks to faster-whisper, transcriptions are lightning fast.

Translate – Whishper allows you to translate your transcriptions to and from more than 60 languages thanks to Argos Translate and LibreTranslate.

Subtitles – Download the transcriptions in many formats (json, txt, vtt, srt).

Subtitle editor – Easily edit your subtitles right in the Web-UI.

Whishper is a web application that runs inside a Docker container. This means that you can install it on any machine that supports Docker.

Source: Whishper

OCR PDFs with Free Open Source Tools on a Mac with a Shell Script

Linux and Windows users can also do some of this – see the opening paragraphs of the linked article for details.

Source: OCR PDFs with Free Open Source Tools on a Mac with a Shell Script – Podfeet Podcasts

Using apcupsd on the Raspberry Pi

Apcupsd is short for APC UPS daemon and is used to interact with and monitor APC UPSes. While initially designed for the APC, it can also talk with some other brands of UPS, including some by Cyberpower.

Source: Using apcupsd on the Raspberry Pi – Pi My Life Up

Firefox Welcomes Chrome Extensions with Open Arms

Switching browsers just got more enticing. Firefox introduces support for Chrome extensions import for better experience.

Source: Firefox Welcomes Chrome Extensions with Open Arms (DebugPointNews)
Similar: Firefox now allows importing extensions from Chrome (Winaero)

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