Libre10 is a powerful pdf indexing and searching tool based on http server.


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  • GraphicsMagick/ImageMagick
  • poppler-utils
  • java >= 1.7.0
  • python >= 2.6
  • python-requests
  • python-docopt
  • python-crypto >= 2.6
  • python-pillow(python-imaging)
  • python-sqlalchemy >= 0.7.5
  • python-anyjson
  • (Optional) python-simplejson
  • (Optional) python-paste
  • (Optional) jpegtran


1.Move pdf files

cp *.pdf /var/libre10/pdf


libre10 index

3.Search on web

Access to http://localhost/libre10 or http://localhost:8008/


'libre10' import   
'libre10' index   
'libre10' install [--data-dir=<data_dir>] [--bin-dir=<bin_dir>] [--www-dir=<www_dir>] [--disable-jetty-bin] [--disable-wsgi-bin]   
'libre10' remove [--data-dir=<data_dir>] [--bin-dir=<bin_dir>] [--www-dir=<www_dir>]   
'libre10' update   
'libre10' -h | --help   
'libre10' --version   


RHEL/Centos 6 or 7

1.Enable/Install epel
2.Go to and download home:gn64.repo to /etc/yum.repos.d/
3.install libre10 and startup http/tomcat server

# cp home:gn64.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/   
# yum install libre10  
(RHEL/Centos 6)# /etc/init.d/tomcat start  
(RHEL/Centos 6)# /etc/init.d/httpd start  
(RHEL/Centos 7)# systemctl start tomcat  
(RHEL/Centos 7)# systemctl start httpd  

Mac OS X (homebrew)

$ brew tap gn64/libre10  
$ brew install gn64/libre10  

You need to restart or re-login after installation.


  1. Fork it ( )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request


Libre10 - pdf search tool-
Copyright (C) 2013-2015 yukikaze/gn64 License: MIT License

Apache solr

Apache solr is under Apache License Version 2.0.


bootstrap is licensed under MIT license.


Copyright 2005, 2014 jQuery Foundation and other contributors jQuery is provided under the MIT license.


Copyright (C) 2011-2014 by Jorik Tangelder (Eight Media) The MIT License (MIT)


Copyright (c) Steven Sanderson, the Knockout.js team, and other contributors
License: MIT (

knockout Mapping plugin

Knockout Mapping plugin v2.4.1
Copyright (c) 2013 Steven Sanderson, Roy Jacobs -
License: MIT (

Jasny Bootstrap

The missing components for your favorite front-end framework. Copyright 2013 Jasny BV under the Apache 2.0 license.

Bottle: Python Web Framework 0.12.7

Copyright (c) 2014, Marcel Hellkamp.
License: MIT

docopt: creates beautiful command-line interfaces

Copyright (c) 2012 Vladimir Keleshev,
License: MIT (

Python Paste

Paste is distributed under the MIT license

anyjson: JSON library wrapper

Rune F. Halvorsen
anyjson is distributed under a NEW BSD license.(

simplejson:JSON encoder and decoder

Copyright (c) 2006 Bob Ippolito
simplejson is dual-licensed software. It is available under the terms of the MIT license, or the Academic Free License version 2.1.


Copyright (c) 2006 Bob Ippolito
License: MIT

Copyright 2014 Klaus Hartl License: MIT


  • 16/04/05 fix Safari localStrage related errors.
  • 15/07/13 add rest search url like libre10.wsgi/search/<search_text>/
  • 15/05/03 fix login bug.
  • 15/01/01 add position text cache.
  • 14/12/28 add unsharp option for jpeg cache.
  • 14/12/23 implement DB backup function.
  • 14/12/16 v1.5: change default wsgi serve from cherrypy to paste
  • 14/12/15 change default port from 8000 to 8008
  • 14/12/12 add primary support for debian8/Docker
  • 14/12/02 v1.4: add searched word position highlighter
  • 14/11/25 now libre10 support pdf files without images
  • 14/11/26 change license to MIT License.
  • 14/11/15 change solr highlighter.
  • 14/11/04 update bootstrap version 3.3.0.
  • 14/11/03 add python-sqlalchemy for DB loading.
  • 14/10/29 add python-docopt for indexer.
  • 14/10/09 change cgi to wsgi mode.
  • 14/10/03 add bottle python web framework 0.12.7
  • 14/09/20 add knockout.js and knockout mapping plugin to implement ajax page loading.
  • 14/07/30 update bootstrap
  • 14/07/27 update solr packages.
  • 14/06/14 add jquery.touchswipe to implement swipe page navigation.
  • 14/05/03 remove mobile mode and replace desktop js engine kendo UI to jquery + bootstrap.
  • 14/03/26 implement sanitize for input text.
  • 14/01/05 add