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From the terminal I would like to be access the data that is readable when right clicking on a pdf file and selecting "document". example

I have tried reading metadata with tools such as mminfo and pdftk but some files are password protected so they can't show me the meta data.

Help appreciated.

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Crossposting on SO – user unknown May 20 '12 at 21:00
Are you using Ubuntu? What version? – Bruno Pereira May 21 '12 at 9:56

You can use the program pdfinfo from the package poppler-utils. For font information you can use pdffonts from the same package.

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