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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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Print PDF file shows up as garbage

I'm trying to print several PDF files exported from Google Docs. When I open them in Document Viewer, hit Ctrl+P and select my printer, it spews out several pages of garbage which appear to be the raw ...
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markdow to pdf with wordwrapping

Using pandoc like: pandoc -o output.pdf input.md does not give me a result with word-wrapping. For instance, three liner input.md looks like the following: # Introduction Lorem ipsum dolor sit ...
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how to determine dpi size of a pdf & djvu

As the title says how would I determine the dpi of a pdf or a djvu document? I am looking for a proper linux solution as opposed to running adobe acrobat professional under wine.
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acrobat reader alternative?

I have the following problem: I'd like to modify a pdf on my android tablet (ideally but not necessarily by means of my acrobat reader for android, which works quite decently) and later on be able to ...
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Unclear graphics in Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to use Firefox or Google Chrome browser or PDF reader, I cannot read the text properly. The characters are unclear (see screenshots). I have already installed the Intel G31 graphics driver ...
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Is there a PDF viewer for the CLI?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and I am wondering if there is a PDF viewer for the CLI? Let it preferably be one that can open encrypt documents, ask me for the password, and then be ...
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How to extract text from multiple pdf files using a gui

I am working on a huge project in which there is lot of pdf files, text ,images all needed to convert in to text format it is not possible to use terminal for all that so i downloaded yagf for ...
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Blank images on copy paste from pdf to image editor or libreoffice

Lately I have to extract few specific images from pdf and save them as image file. For example, the following is the image copied from pdf (right click and copy image Ctrl+C). While pasting same ...
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Highlights cover text in Evince

How can I make Evince show the text properly? The highlights have been taken with PDF XChange Editor, and other software (qpdfview for example) shows them correctly. Evince is v. 3.10.3.
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How to fix the 'Unable to find the Okular component' error?

I compiled and installed Okular-15.12.0 from sources, but when I run ocular from Terminal, this error shows up. I chowned my /home/* to myself without any improvement. The problem probably is that ...
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Extremely slow printing for Kyocera FS-1320D on Wily Werewolf (15.10)

I have been experiencing slow printing issues with my Kyocera FS-1320D printer ever since I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The printer is connected via USB. The problem usually arises when it comes ...
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problem with xpdf Bad bounding box

I'm suddenly unable to open pdf files saved from my credit card company using xpdf on Ubuntu. This has only been a problem for the last couple of months, previously I had no such problem. I ...
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Scrollbar only scrolls single page when reading PDFs in Okular

I am using KDE 15.10. I usually use Okular for reading PDFs and other documents. Recently I am facing a weired problem with its scrollbar. Say I am reading a 100 page PDF. The scrollbar should be ...
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How to set default file type PNG for Simple Scan?

With Xubuntu 15.10, Simple Scan 3.18.1, the default file type is, even for images, PDF. I would like to set it to PNG, is that possible? There is a related, older question for changing from JPG to ...
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Is the incomplete output by wkhtmltopdf caused by shell expansion or wkhtmltopdf?

My Ubuntu 14.04's wkhtmltopdf version is $ wkhtmltopdf --version wkhtmltopdf 0.12.2.1 (with patched qt) I want to convert several webpages into a pdf file using the program in bash. First I tried ...
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Problem with CUPS on Ubuntu 14.04.3 amd-64

I use a business app, which I installed in Wine in my 64-bit system. I have to print reports from that app, so I have installed cups-pdf. However, after printing to PDF, I'm having these multi-colored ...
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Is there any workaround to go back to the last position in evince?

The question has been asked here, the accept answer doesn't work on 3.10.3 on my ubuntu 14.04 system. Usually I am reading paper and click the reference link going back to the end of the paper. It ...
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I get a Solid black page when printing some pdf files

I know that there was already another person who has made the same question, but until today I didn't find a solution. When I print some pdf files I get a hole black page made of black lines. I ...
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How to complete pdf from website form data

I've got form data that people are entering into a website form that I need to enter onto a pdf form here http://www.revenue.ie/en/tax/it/forms/form11.pdf Is t.here a way to automate this ie to ...
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Evince document won't be shown - how to solve it?

I receive following screenshot if I open up a .pdf-document. It's an ordinary PDF document.
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Looking for a tool to generate pdfs from .csv data

I'm looking for a piece of software that would help me generate one pdf per record in my .csv file. Any suggestions? I want to be able to control the layout of the pdf pretty thoroughly ...
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Upgrade Poppler on 14.04 LTS ? (pdf printing problem)

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in a company. But we have some PDF printing problems (too slow, no printing). I would like to upgrade Poppler to the last current version to see if some of my problems will ...
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Evince can only fill in a few fields of an editable PDF at a time

Hi I'm using the "document viewer" in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS (I'm assuming this is evince but I'm not sure). The problem is when I'm filling out a pdf form, I can only fill in one or two fields in one ...
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How to view a pdf in an Object tag in Firefox 41?

I have Firefox 41, but it doesn't seem to render a pdf wrapped in an Object tag (NOT an iframe). All I get is a grey screen. Is there a specific plugin that can render object tag embedded PDFs?
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How to view embedded PDFs in a browser on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have tried 3 different browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Chromium) to open an embedded pdf file ("application/pdf") and none of them seem to work. On Chrome I've installed the ...
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Master PDF editor - batch remove watermarks

So I will begin from the start: There is one very good PDF editor for Linux called Qoppa PDF studio, which is capable of image OCR etc. etc. (PDF tools which Linux lacks) like paid Adobe Acrobat Pro. ...
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upgraded to 14.04 server, getting 500 error through joomula

I have read several threads about this problem and most refer to htaccess causing it with "AllowOverride" needing to be set to "All". I've checked the htaccess files in the root directory in several ...
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My printer is not working(driver)

I'm using ubuntu 15.04 with fcitx and I have a problem with printing. My printer is Fuji Xerox DocuCentre-II 3005. I tried to install driver as the original driver which is included default driver. ...
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How can I resize all images contained in a PDF?

I have some PDFs (lecture notes, probably created with PowerPoint and certainly not scanned!) which have super high resolution images. I would like all images in those PDFs to be resized to at most ...
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Problem with i5 NUC and acroread

I recently upgraded my hardware to a new Intel i5 NUC with 8 GB of DDL3L. Previously I was running 14.04.3 with a dual core Pentium and a Samsung SSD. I moved the SSD to the new machine and rebooted. ...
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Very slow PDF printing on Ubuntu 14.04 => Unusable

I try to use Ubuntu 14.04.3 (Trusty Tahr) in a company environment (I personally have used Linux for the past 15 years). But I have a big problem when I try to print PDF files, like presentation (text ...
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BasKet Note Pads change default application for pdf reader

I have Basket version 1.81. I've inserted a link to a pdf file. My default pdf application on Ubuntu 14.04 is Okular but when I click on the link in the Basket it opens in Document Viewer. Moreover in ...
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Command line tool that will detect PDF crop marks

I have searched the site for a way to crop PDFs based on the sporadic location of the crop marks. I did see the question titled Command line tool to crop PDF files that suggested PDFcrop and a couple ...
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Okular not opening after installing in Ubuntu 14.04

The application won't open after installation. If a file is opened from terminal, the following error is shown: zeenat@islamzee:~/Desktop$ okular ...
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PDF reader for Slow Processors and Big Files?

I have Lenovo G50-30 which has some Intel Celeron Dual processor with Ubuntu 14.04. I have some documents which size is 50 Mb and have big pictures. I noticed that the problem is not the memory of ...
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Custom Paper size not working

I print some PDF files and would like to force more whitespace on the left side of the Paper because with the current settings, I punch out some information with the perforator. Settings: I opened ...
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Can't open pdf file with 'atril' window in tmux

I am using ubuntu-make 14.04 and in tmux, when I try to open a file in command as: atril <some_pdf_file> I got this error message: (atril:11587): EggSMClient-WARNING **: Failed to connect ...
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Adobe PDF Not Paginated Correctly in evince, xpdf, qpdfview

Recently received a pdf file. It displays correctly in acroread (which I had to install - thanks for these directions!) and in gv, but pages are duplicated and out of order in the viewers listed ...
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Printer keeps ejecting blank pages

Remember this? Printer not printing, ejects a blank page ? Well its back again, ejects blank page after blank page. So, what could be wrong here then? PDF now chucks out blank pages, Libre Office ...
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Partially printed PDF documents via HPLIP on Ubuntu 15.04

I installed the official HPLIP "HP Linux imaging and printing" driver to get scan drivers for the HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fn Color Multifunction Printer. Since the installation, all pdf documents ...
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How to diagnose half-printed pages / spooling hickups?

Using 14.04 (and also before in 12.04) printing multiple pages of PDF documents (image-heavy), everything usually works fine if nothing interupts the spooling and both PC and printer are left alone ...
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“Unknown long argument --book” for wkhtmltopdf?

I have about 250 html files with name 0*.html. I want to create a pdf file out of them, and preferably with pdf bookmarks/outlines. So I use --book with wkhtmltopdf. However, why it says "Unknown long ...
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Second printout is garbage, first printout is fine, Brother printer, Ubuntu

From Windows or Mac OS X, my elderly USB connected Brother MFC-8600 prints fine. From Ubuntu the first print job prints fine, be it PDF or graphics. The second print job ends up as garbage. If it's a ...
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Evince Crash While Editing PDF-Form

I try to edit a PDF in evince. The PDF has editable forms. At some point it stops recognising the keyboard input. How far I get chances from time to time. The PDF stays visible, I can click into the ...
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Odoo module gives error “File type plain text document (text/plain) is not supported” on server

My module generate pdf automatically and it works fine and properly open the pdf on local host, but it gives error "File type plain text document (text/plain) is not supported" when I run the module ...
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filled PDFs forms turn to black boxes

I have been using Evince to fill out forms for time sheets and have had no problems until recently; My work changed the form and now when I fill them out the filled portions turn to black boxes on ...
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Zotero indexing

On 14.04 Zotero installation version 4.0.26, Zotero doesn't let me index PDF files ('Retrieve metadata for PDF'). It returns: Could not read text from PDF. I updated Zotero and checked if it has ...
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converting pdf files to epub

I recently downloaded calibre to convert a pdf file to epub. However, the characters which were written in Arabic, got messed up. Can some please guide me to a sofware which will convert pdf files ...
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Sharing Multifunction Center over Network?

I have a Brother MFC-J6920DW and courtesy of the official (Brother) software and drivers, I have both printing and scanning working fine over the wireless network (Wi-FI) - that is, Simple Scan, XSane ...