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Copying first 1000 PDF files having single, double quotes in their name to another folder

I am having this folder with PDFs into it and I need to process 1000 at a time. So I need to move them into another folder, process them and delete them. For this I tried using $ find . -maxdepth 1 ...
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Why do PDFs with forms create black bars on some pages?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I've been working with PDFs with forms, and recently I've had some issues with a set of character sheets for D&D; they come with forms so that you can save your character ...
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Google Books downloader for Ubuntu

I want to download free Google books in pdf format. Is there any Google Books download tool available for Ubuntu?
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generic-CUPS-PDF-printer - Ubuntu 14.04

Printing any document to a PDF works nicely. Unfortunately I want the created PDF file to be saved at a different location. The current default location is: /home/PDF The desired one location is: ...
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Why won't .pdf files containing transparent elements print correctly?

I have recently encountered a problem printing .pdf files containing transparent elements. I first noticed it when printing a document created with LaTeX that included embedded .png images with alpha ...
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Annotate a book in html format?

I am using Okular for annotating pdf files (e.g. adding comments, drawing lines, circling text, adding images, ...). What applications do you recommend to read and annotate books in html? For ...
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Looking for a native PDF reader with XFA support [duplicate]

I am looking for a (under Ubuntu 14.04) native PDF reader which is able to handle XFA. It doesn't has to do much more than display and print them correctly (filling out forms would be a plus) but ...
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Concatenate single common PDF to directory of PDF files

I use PDFtk, and the PDF Chain gui. Despite reading the man page and investing time in a variety of web searches, I can't find the answer to this one - I have a directory of PDF files, and I want to ...
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Okular opens large pdfs with blank pages

I can't open large files (above 10MB) with Okular. This is a problem with files I save and open up in Dolphin and files I open directly in Firefox (i.e.e-books). Symptoms: -PDF opens but is blank or ...
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How to installed ubuntu 12.04 lts alongside windows 7? [duplicate]

. I am using windows 7 64 bit and want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside windows 7 Please tell me how I can do that.
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Merging pages from a single PDF [duplicate]

I have been sent a 3-fold (4 facet, double-sided so 8 page per sheet) leaflet as a PDF. I'd like to print it but none of the Okular print options offer sticking 4 sides next to each other. It's always ...
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Not able to install software on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am newbie with Ubuntu.I am trying to download Okular pdf reader from Software Center but I am getting some error. At first it was asking for installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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Acroread can't edit annotations: Commenting Not Allowed

so I started annotating a pdf on a windows machine but then I wanted to make some changes on my linux machine later. I have the native linux acroread 9 installed which can do comments but there's a ...
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Regular expression that matches all multiple seperate expressions

It's admission time in India and I am trying my best to get the best college I can for engg. I have got a pdf file which contains a table which looks like It contains about 2500+ entries and I ...
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How do I scale page in pdf files in Ubuntu? (GUI)

I want to scale page in pdf file. In other words I want to change in Height & width of page in pdf file. How do I do that? Note: This question is not about scale page during/for printing! Also ...
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How to combine/merge pages in pdf file (GUI)?

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) ...
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Problems with fillable PDF in LibreOffice Writer?

I am trying to create a fillable PDF form for work in LibreOffice Writer. It works just fine in Writer when I test it out, however when I export it as a PDF and open in Adobe Reader it no longer ...
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Can the installation of a pdf printer make a Canon printer not to print?

The Canon printers under Linux have been constant sources of pain. The issue of not being able to print using a Canon printer has been discussed a number of times. (Actually, the issue of Canon ...
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Why does convert add half an empty page

Try running the following: pdftk a-i0778e.pdf cat 1 output page.pdf convert page.pdf page.jpeg (or png, whatever you want) returns a weird png file with left half blank and the image of the pdf ...
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Can only transfer photos from Moto X to Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Moto X and use Ubuntu 14.04, as far as I know 14.04 has mtp support in addition to the mtp-tools I installed but for some reason I can only transfer photos from my phone to my pc. When I ...
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is there any way to put notes on pdf in evince?

I am looking for any way to put some comments on the pdf which I open that by the the evince . Is there any way to that?
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Shared printer (Linux server Win7 client) doesnt print pdf

I'av been trying to print pdf files from win7 client. doc files are printted. I adjusted the printer using http://localhost:631, enabled the sharing option, and basically I have the same problem ...
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Libreoffice presentation - Highlight / draw during the talk

I have some slides on which I would like to highlight some aspects live during the talk. My slides will be able to be used as pdf also. (As I'm not using any Libreoffice special abilities.) Is there ...
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How to add security to a PDF file using LibreOffice?

How can we add security to a PDF file created using LibreOffice? I want to create PDF files which cannot be edited and that is the reason for asking this question.
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better search feature in pdf

I want to search a word like fooonetwo in one pdf. So the point is I do not know the real ward is foo_one_two or foo.one.two or foo-one-two or foo-one_two! or ... . Or better to say I want to search ...
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How to improve fonts displayed in evince?

note this is probably a duplicate, in fact I'm sure it must be a duplicate, but I can't find it anywhere. There are questions about font rendering or incorrect fonts in evince, but as far as I can ...
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Annotating PDFs in Evince and then viewing the output in Acrobat / Adobe products

As I don't use Windows whatsoever and have been a big fan of Evince for some time, I was really happy to learn that Evince now supports the addition of annotations (even if it doesn't support the ...
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Opening files from networks with Libre office

I am able to see all files (word/excel etc) through Dolphin/network: I am able to cut from network computers, and paste and then open in my system: However all other files like PDF/photos etc open ...
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How do I get Adobe Reader to work in Ubuntu 14.04?

I downloaded Adobe Reader from here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/ By default, it recognizes my system as Linux and lets me download a .bin file which turns out to be an executable installer. There ...
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How to open a *.pdf in an already existing instance of Okular (independent of in which workspace that instance resides)?

acroread and qpdfview already perform as desired. okular so far does not. All three (by now already) support "tabs" of multiple pdf files in a single instance of the resp. program. Opening a *.pdf ...
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Lyx is not working in newly upgraded 14.04 version

I have been using Lyx software whenever I have upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. In upgraded 14.04 the Lyx software is working but it could not give the pdf file instead it has given a message "File does ...
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How to make Master PDF Editor the default for .pdf files

I want to make Master PDF Editor (MPE) the default for opening PDF files. I right-clicked a PDF file, chose Properties > Open With. MPE was not listed. I clicked Show Other Applications but MPE was ...
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Alternative for wkhtmltopdf?

Question: Are there alternatives to wkhtmltopdf? Why: wkhtmltopdf is converting my css wrong, do not show the background property of a div
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How to remove images from a pdf file

I've got a rather large (~100Mo) pdf document with lots of images in it (as illustrations and background images), and I'd like to have a copy of that pdf without images but I can't find out how to do ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wine program files association

this question has been asked in a general way before, but this is my first week with Ubuntu and I can't understand all the instructions here: How to associate a file with a program installed in wine ...
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Printer prints half of page

The printer (Canon PIXMA MP190) prints pages successfully - very clear - but I need to wait about 5 minutes for each page to be printed. It prints normally (fast) about one half of page, then it ...
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Printing pdf files from firefox

Got a brain teaser for everyone. :) I recently needed to turn in paperwork for insurance reasons. I found the pdf file for the form I needed online, however it would not let me print the file. When ...
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What freely available software is equipped for editing PDF Bookmarks?

I know of PDFMod, which I rather like except it has one flaw, I can't seem to be able to add bookmarks before pre-existing bookmarks (see the attached image if this is unclear). I've looked at this ...
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How to turn a pdf into a text searchable pdf?

I have a number of scanned documents in pdf and I want to be able to search them. How can I do that? Essentially I have to OCR the pdf and then blend the extracted text back into a new pdf. I have ...
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Is there a pdf reader allowing me to change background color of (arXiv) pdfs?

Its quite common that one wishes or has to read lots of PDF files which are intended to be printed, but since one would read them only once, and one wishes to save some trees, one reads them on ...
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Set the default program to PDF Studio 8 Pro

I just installed Kubuntu 14.04 KDE on my laptop, and installed a PDF Studio 8 Pro which I purchased from qoppa.com. I have the same program installed on my other computer, which runs on Linux Mint 16 ...
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How to view 3D PDF files?

Is it possible to view 3D models with PDF documents? There are a number of PDFs which contain detailed 3D models such as this example: ...
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Is there a pdf-reader which can find letter ä in a document?

I found that Okular won't find text that has letter ä. At least I tested with the following document: \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Missing characters in Evince [closed]

Using Document Viewer (Evince) v3.10.3 I have noticed that my documents appear to be missing letters periodically, particularly the combination 'fi'. If this is present in a document, it appears as ...
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My desktop hangs and the monitor screen turns gray

I have been using Ubuntu on my desktop for two years. If you could please help with these following questions: Today the computer hung all of a sudden when I was using Writer for scheduling. The ...
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I have the 0.19.0 okular version, but it still doesn't let me save annotations in a pdf

I have trouble saving annotations and highlighting I made in okular as a pdf. I have the latest okular version: Qt: 4.8.2 KDE: 4.13.0 Okular: 0.19.0 and use ubuntu 12.04 (precise). I've tried the ...
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come back to my pervios point in PDF [duplicate]

suppose you reading a PDF with document viewer now you want to search a word in PDF you press CTRL + F search your word.the list appear you click on one of them see the passage . So now you want to ...
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Is there any way for assigning external metadata to files?

I need a way of assigning tags and numbers (like rating, importance, etc) to my files and also be able do queries and file operations based on these metadata. Just like a photo management software ...
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wkhtmltopdf differences in ubuntu and centos

I've installed wkhtmltopdf version 0.9.9 from my Ubuntu 12.04 repositories and it works fine when. I also tried to install this on my Centos6 server but it doesn't work like on my Ubuntu computer. It ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Zebra TLP 2844 print problem

I am begginer on ubuntu also linux. My company moved from microsoft to ubuntu but i have printing problem.I have zebra TLP 2844 with usb connection (usb cable 10mt) I can print test page, excel, ...