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I want to combine two pages in pdf file into single page.

Consider I have a pdf file in which there are two pages, now I want to combine two pages into (single) one, No-matter for (how-long) page-size!

How to do that?

Note: This question is not about combine two pdf files or merging pdf files or adding pages in pdf files.

Also visit Question about scaling page in pdf.

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PDFJam (Not a GUI app)

Multiple pages can be combined with it.

sudo apt-get install pdfjam

Then you need to use the pdfnup command to combinre pages:

psnup -2 [INPUT].pdf [OUTPUT].pdf

This will combile two input pages per one output page.

Refer manpages.ubuntu.com for more details.

Also refer this Stackoverflow question.

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PDF-Shuffler is a GUI PDF app that allows you to merge, shuffle and delete PDF pages.

Install with;

Sudo apt-get install pdfshuffler

Good luck.

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Unfortunately this is only good for simple reordering of pages and merging documents. The question appears to be about merging pages within a single document. –  Oli Jul 21 at 11:19

You can use ghostscript to combine various pdf documents into one, using the following command in terminal:

assuming we have two pdf documents named doc1.pdf and doc2.pdf and we want to combine them into a newly document named combined.pdf

gs -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOUTPUTFILE=combined.pdf -dBATCH doc1.pdf doc2.pdf

or for all files in directory

gs -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOUTPUTFILE=combined.pdf -dBATCH *.pdf
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