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Not getting pdf report output when run Oracle Reports 11g in cmd [on hold]

I have oracle reports and forms 11g. I am trying to run the reports and get it as pdf file using line command but it is not working, and when run the line command I cannot find the output pdf file. ...
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how to remove pdf studio from ubuntu 14.04

Recently I installed PDF Studio 11, Trial(Evaluation) Version. As far as I remember, I downloaded it from their website, and the file "PDFStudio_v11_0_2_linux.sh" is at /home/.../Downloads. In ...
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`xpdf` does not process config files

xpdf does not seem to be using /etc/xpdf/xpdf/xpdfrc or ~/.xpdfrc. For example, in full-screen mode, pushing the down-arrow key does not do anything. Additionally, I've edited ~/.xpdfrc to contain the ...
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Evince is not able to run (says missing shared libraries)

I've already looked this other answer but that didn't resolve my issue. I'm on Xubuntu 16.04 and today when I started evince, I got this error: evince: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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pdf conversion to other format

I need your help, I have a pdf file you need to convert to another format. These files contain images and text. In the end, it needs is these pictures. I tried to convert using abiword but there ...
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Is there any tool to convert pdf to ppt in Linux/ Ubuntu offline?

I am looking for a tool that converts PDF into PPT files or supports any tweak to import PDF files into LibreOffice-impress, LibreOffice-Draw imports the PDF but that does not do the job. So far I am ...
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Quickly select entire page in Okular

Okular provides a nice way to copy a selection from a pdf onto the clipboard as an image. Most of the time I'm interested in copying the entire page, but I haven't found a way to make a selection ...
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How do I prevent CUPS from auto-rotating my PDF?

On my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system, I have a Citizen CL-S621Z label printer, with 50x80mm labels (portrait), and a 50x80mm PDF that I wish to print: Trouble is, CUPS turns the job 270° degrees, so that ...
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How do I launch zathura from bash/emacs maximized / fullscreen?

I use recently discovered zathura and I like it a lot. I use it now to check the documents from emacs/AUCTeX like: (setq TeX-view-program-list '(("zathura" "zathura --page=%(outpage) %o"))) Which ...
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How to extract first 10pages from each pdf files of a folder

I have 90 sub-folders in a folder. Each sub-folder contains pdf files. Total pdf files are nearly 2200. How can I extract page number 3 to 10 from all pdfs? To extract the pages from one pdf, I am ...
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Can't print from qpdfview

Whenever I try to print, the program stops responding and just hangs until I force quit it. Is there a known fix? I couldn't find much info anywhere else.
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Printer default settings instead of settings from last job in ubuntu 14.04

Everytime I print PDF documents (with the default pdf viewer) in Ubuntu 14.04, the printer saves all properties of the print such as "pages per side" and other layout settings and applies it in the ...
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Highlight words in Document Viewer

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10. I need to highlight some sentences and/or paragraphs for easy searching but I can't find any option for this in the "Document Viewer" which is the default ...
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I want to set the default document viewer, but cannot change ImageMagick [duplicate]

Set default document Viewer but no change ImageMagick(display). I'm trying, but I can not change. Problem screenshot
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How to set document viewer default application?

I tried to set document viewer default application.
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Firefox opens downloaded PDFs in File Roller

When I download a PDF and try to open it from the Downloads window, it will attempt to open it in File Roller, which will complain that about PDF not being a supported archive type; I'd like to open ...
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Weblink redirection to site from pdf

While opening a PDF in evince and click any web link on that PDF it is not redirecting to the site on UBUNTU 12.04. My default browser is google chrome. I have updated it recently. In terminal a error ...
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Preventing evince from changing zoom setting while traversing PDF index?

In several of my PDFs, clicking through the chapters and subsections in the index causes the PDF to zoom out to a value that makes the text unreadable. I have tried changing the default settings to a ...
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Why I can not open this specific PDF file?

I am trying to read documentation from Genode OS. This is the provided PDF documentation: http://genode.org/documentation/genode-foundations-16-05.pdf I am using Ubuntu Linux 16.04, and when I try ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 some applications take too long to start up

When I start up ubuntu 16.04 some application take too long to run at first time like chrome and any pdf viewers. Others, like nautilus, start up immediately. The first time I try to use a pdf viewer ...
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Convert PostScript to PDF

I have multiple postscript files that I'd like to convert to PDF using a script. I'm not looking for script assistance, but rather assistance with what program would/could I use to make the conversion ...
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How to make Document Viewer allow me to scroll through the pages?

I am currently in the process of building an LFS system, and the LFS book comes in the format of a >300 page long PDF file. I am reading it via Ubuntu's default document viewer, and when I started I ...
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Adobe Reader doesn't show .flv files. Ubuntu 14.04

I created a .flv file and have inserted in a beamer presentation. My problem is that as I understand to view pdf files with video I use adobe reader. No problem to install, but when I try to watch the ...
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SIM reader issue

I'm relatively new by using ubuntu and I followed this tutorial to try to install the EAP_SIM protocol on a pc with ubuntu : Tuto. I'm blocked in the step 5 and 6. The step 5 consist on checking the ...
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How to Merge-and-Reorder Images and PDF pages? [duplicate]

I want to reorder pages of my PDF document by using implicitly .png/.jpg images in the processing, not by the easiest way as some of you want here about pdfshuffler which cannot do this so this is not ...
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Completed PDF Form not Visible on Other Computer

I filled out a form for my supervisor using Evince in Ubuntu 14.04 but she can't see my (typed) signature line and date. I can see it fine in both Evince and the Gmail viewer. She is using Adobe ...
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PDF viewer with subpixel rendering

Is there any PDF viewer (besides Adobe Reader) which is able to render text with sub-pixel anti-aliasing? Or perhaps there is an option somewhere which enables it? I tried MuPDF and Document Viewer/...
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How to change the text font color on multiple PDF pages at once?

This is a question which keeps coming back to me and hitherto has remained unanswered. Having once again spent too much time googling for a solution in vain, can anyone help? Goal I'm looking for a ...
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Updated software to view pdf annotated with Windows' Acrobat Reader

I have a pdf file that was annotated by Acrobat Reader in Windows. When I open it in Okular or Evince or qpdfview I can see some of the comments, depending on the type, but not all of them. The only ...
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Texmaker internal pdf viewer deforms document

I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 lately and reinstalled texlive and texmaker to write in latex. When testing it for a new document I saw that the pdf was not being displayed properly. To clarify the ...
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How to convert Excel spreadsheet 2007 to pdf in Linux [duplicate]

There is no cute pdf writer. How can i convert excel spreadsheet 2007 to pdf in linux
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Why are the images produced by pdfimages different when using the -all flag?

It's my understanding that pdfimages -all extracts images from PDFs in their native formats. Therefore, I expected that the JPG (lossy) images extracted from that command would have the same pixel ...
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Why is the size of an image in a pdf file shown by Evince different from calculation based on DPI and resolution?

I have a pdf file which consists of only one image which fully occupies the only one page. In Evince, with 100% zoom-in scale, the size of the image (which is the same as the size of the page which ...
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Why are image files from pdfimages bigger than the PDFs they came from?

On Ubuntu 16.04, pdfimages -all produces image files whose sum of storage use is greater than the PDF files from which they came. Is there any explanation for this? How can I extract image files ...
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Copying Okular notes form Windows to Ubuntu

I have many PDF-files with Okular-notes on them in Windows. Now I would like to copy them into my Linux system. Okular-notes are not saved within the PDF-files. In Linux annotations are located in ~/....
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PDF font falls back to DejaVu Sans, need a monospace replacement

I have a PDF that features code fragments and it references Courier Std (which is not available on my system and I am not planning to buy it either). The problem is that in the Evince Document Viewer (...
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In TexLive, “Click to jump to line” option in the PDF viewer does not bring the code viewer to the foreground

In TexLive there I have two windows: one to view the LaTeX code, and one to view the resulting PDF file. I like to switch between the two by right-clicking in the PDF and choosing "Click to jump to ...
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PDFTK, CODE128 and UTF-8

I'm used to fill PDF forms from PHP using PDFTK. Recently, I was asked to insert a code-128 barcode in a PDF. To do so, I created a PDF with several text fields for human-readable entries plus a ...
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Unable to center the pdf after scaling page (Evince)

I sometime face margin issue (in spite of shrink/fit to printable area) and so I scale pdf say 90% (applying print scaling to none). But the problem is that after scaling page to 90% whole page is ...
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ubuntu 16.04 snappy core and opening pdf files

Is it possible to have all pdf files open in a snappy core project / application to prevent infection of the main machine OS? If so how? PDf files are increasingly being infected with some type of ...
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Extract page range from pdf [duplicate]

I want to extract the total page range of a pdf using using bash commands. Is it possible to do.
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'Document Viewer' app won't download to M10 tablet

I started up my new Aquaris M10 tablet today. Managed to download a couple of apps successfully from the Ubuntu Store. However, when I downloaded 'Document Viewer', it failed at the end - - 4 times! ...
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Print margins on Firefox (also with Print Edit)?

How can I edit the print margins in Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04? I would like to print a page in A3, with custom page margins, to a PDF... There are suggestions out there like "setting print margins is ...
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Document Viewer Zoom Level Adjustment

Is there anyway to save zoom level adjustment settings for one particular document? meaning: for example, when I open some .pdf document and it has zoom level "Fit Page" but I want to change it to "...
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Evince doesn't navigate from the index

I'm using evince to read a pdf with an index. It displays the index properly but doesn't navigate to a page when I click on it. What could be causing this behavior? How can I fix it? EDIT: Qpdfview ...
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How to programmatically determine DPI of images in PDF file?

I have some PDF files that I want to split apart into TIFF files using convert (in order to OCR via tesseract). This so far is working great - except that in order to automate the whole process, I ...
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Okular annotations - *.xml file path and correct colour issue

The review highlights made in okular are stored in ~/.kde/share/apps/okular/docdata/ , with a *.xml file for each annotated *.pdf. 1st question: How can I change the path of the xml annotations to be ...
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Can one change the output path of cups pdf printer dynamically

One can call lpr to use cups-pdf printer to print a file to pdf, for instance foo.txt lpr -P PDF foo.txt When calling, the printer creates a directory called PDF in the $HOME directory and creates ...
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How (and is it a good idea) to open PDF documents in chroot?

I sometimes need to browse through lots of PDF documents, not always from trusted sources. I keep my software up-to-date (I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 at the time), but as we all know, PDFs are commonly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS printing problem, extra spaces in words

I have a problem on printing pdf files. When I print out a pdf file with a word, say, "manifolds", I get "manif olds" (extra spaces between "manif" and "olds") on the printed paper. This keeps ...