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I have a PDF document with over 300 pages. I need to add 15 pages in between - after page 180. How can I do it?

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You could use pdftk from the commandline:

pdftk A=bigpdf.pdf B=insert.pdf cat A1-180 B A181-end output output.pdf

Or if you want a GUI you could use PDFsam (PDF split and merge), PDFjam or jPDFTweak. (PDF Shuffler has already been mentioned.)

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It was from 191 page that I had to add other pages. Using the following command pdftk A=251.pdf B=542.pdf A1-191 B A191-end output output.pdf gave me this error A1-191 not found as file or resource. Error: Failed to open PDF file: A1-191 B not found as file or resource. Error: Failed to open PDF file: B A191-end not found as file or resource. Error: Failed to open PDF file: A191-end Errors encountered. No output created. Done. Input errors, so no output created. –  Chethan S. Dec 23 '10 at 23:47
you missed the "cat". –  frabjous Dec 23 '10 at 23:55
Oh yeah... sorry to trouble you... –  Chethan S. Dec 24 '10 at 0:02

PDF-Shuffler install pdfshuffler

PDF Shuffler is an ideal application for this. It allows you to import several PDF files and rearrange the pages. You can also delete the pages you don't wish to keep in the output PDF.

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PdfMod works well if you prefer to use a GUI. Install it by typing:

sudo apt-get install pdfmod

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You can try: uPdf

You can add blanck pages, or pages from other documents or insert images, or text.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/updf sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install updf

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