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Apache Nutch README
Important note: Due to licensing issues we cannot provide two libraries that
are normally provided with PDFBox (jai_core.jar, jai_codec.jar), the parser
library we use for parsing PDF files. If you encounter unexpected problems when
working with PDF files please
1. download the two missing libraries from:
2. Put them to directory src/plugin/parse-pdf/lib
3. follow the instructions in file src/plugin/parse-pdf/plugin.xml
4. Rebuild nutch.
Interesting files include:
Javadocs for the Nutch software.
Log of changes to Nutch.
For the latest information about Nutch, please visit our website at:
and our wiki, at:
To get started using Nutch read Tutorial:
Export Control
This distribution includes cryptographic software. The country in which you
currently reside may have restrictions on the import, possession, use, and/or
re-export to another country, of encryption software. BEFORE using any encryption
software, please check your country's laws, regulations and policies concerning the
import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to see if this is
permitted. See <> for more information.
The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), has
classified this software as Export Commodity Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1, which
includes information security software using or performing cryptographic functions with
asymmetric algorithms. The form and manner of this Apache Software Foundation
distribution makes it eligible for export under the License Exception ENC Technology
Software Unrestricted (TSU) exception (see the BIS Export Administration Regulations,
Section 740.13) for both object code and source code.
The following provides more details on the included cryptographic software:
Apache Nutch uses the PDFBox API in its parse-pdf plugin for extracting textual content
and metadata from encrypted PDF files. See for more
details on PDFBox.
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