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pdf documents in evince have no links [duplicate]

I see that pdf documents in evince don't support links. The links are in blue but you can't click on them. I see that this is "by design" in Adobe: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/392447?start=0&...
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PDF viewer with selectable text

Is there a good PDF viewer in the Ubuntu sources that lets me select and copy text? Okular for KDE is a great app, as it has a far greater number of tools than Document Viewer does. I see the repos ...
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Evince document viewer - rotating documents

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time and I'm getting used to using it. I'm playing around with PDF documents. I have problems with rotation of pages using default document browser Evince ...
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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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Selective crop in pages of a PDF document

How to extract concrete sections of concrete pages in a PDF document, without converting to images first and then cropping images? Is there a way to parameterize convert to do this job? Edit: Say, ...
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How to convert this chm file to pdf?

I want to convert a chm file to a pdf file. Calibre's command ebook-convert ebook-convert 1.chm 1.pdf only converts the first 7 pages of the chm file into a pdf file, while the chm file has much more ...
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How can I print from Vim to pdf?

I would have thought this is rather simple, but I don't get it done: I use gVim and would like to get the text as a pdf-file. In other applications like Firefox the print-dialog shows me available ...
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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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Disable color printing from `Document Viewer`

In Document Viewer version 3.10.03, is the color printing capability a function of the driver or a function of Document Viewer itself? I want to print black only but when hunt for a way to disable ...
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Is there an application to convert the pdf files to a flipbook

I would like to know if there is an application or a add to libre office, so as to make the pdf files to flipbooks! Many thanks!
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Pdf Previews in Dolphin 15.08.2

I can't find out how to enable Pdf previews in Dolphin 15.08.2, is it possible in this new version?
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Converting images of different types to PDF [duplicate]

I have a few hundred image files. This consist of files of multiple type like 1.png 2.jpg 3.png and so on. I want to create a PDF from these images without changing the order of pages. The number in ...
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Convert whole Website in book or pdf format

Is there any way that I can download whole website content in book/pdf or any printable format. This is the website which I want to convert to pdf https://www.netlab.tkk.fi/tutkimus/dtn/theone/...
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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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Question on pdf

Is there any way in a pdf to have 2 sheets in one page? I mean a pdf file of 500 pages, to be modified in a pdf with 250 pages(2 sheets on every page). Is there any software /program online like ''...
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Downloading Entirety of Lubuntu/Ubuntu Man-pages?

I know about this page which is almost exactly what I want. Unfortunately, it is not current. What I would like to do is to have the entirety of the Ubuntu man-pages in a nice, easy to read, PDF ...
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Automatically add '.pdf' extension and open resulting file when printing to PDF in Firefox

When I print a webpage to PDF in Firefox, it saves the file but without the .pdf extension in the name. I have installed various add-ons but ended up with the same result. I don't want to manually ...
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Divide a A3 document in two A4 documents

I have a house plan in A3 format. In this plan I have the ground floor and the floor. I need to print this A3 in two A4 documents (one with the ground floor and on with the floor). So, i need to cut ...
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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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GUI application to rotate single PDF pages and save in 14.04? [duplicate]

In OSX, this is easy but not so in Ubuntu. flpsed is not the answer here, since it does not include rotate capability. How can you rotate single pages of PDF and save the result?
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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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what software has been used to write annotations on this pdf? [duplicate]

Here it is the screenshot, clicking on the ballot there appears the annotation. I already tried okular but I'm not able to reach the same result (actually to save annotation I have to export the pdf ...
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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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PDF files come up blank in Document Viewer

When I try to open PDF files mostly they just come up blank. This is in the thumbnails and in the document viewer. Some will show the documents first page, but not the rest of the pages. Running 14....
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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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View a completed print job instead of reprinting

Is there a way to view the completed print jobs (in the print queue)? I have enabled the Advance Server Settings "Preserve job files (allow reprinting)". I am wondering if I can view the file (as a ...
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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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ubuntu vs windows adobe products [duplicate]

Considering ditching windows 10 altogether.. But one of my main concerns is losing adobe acrobat. What is the best free and paid pdf editors for ubuntu? Need to be able text. Also is there anything ...
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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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Annotate PDF with stylus

I have a presentation as PDF file, but might want to do simple annotations during the talk and I want to have a presenter console. On the one hand there is Libre Office Impress that has all tools (pen ...
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pdf reader that shows search results with correct page number

If I search for a word in evince I get a list of search results on the left, with page numbers. These page numbers though are absolute page numbers of the pdf, not taking into account different page ...
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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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How to evoke a Makefile in the GUI? [duplicate]

Most Makefile users use the commandline. Thus they have no need of evoking it in the GUI. But Makefile can be used as an administration tool for the users too. In my case, a clerk is tasked to ...
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Read permission denied for pdf files on external drive created from google chrome or saved from google chrome

I am migrating from macos X to ubuntu 14.04. While doing so, I took back up of all the files on macbook on an external 1TB hard drive. Now, I am trying to copy pdf files from external hard drive to ...
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How to reformat pdf (change page size) using Master PDF Editor or ___

Need help with how to reformat a pdf to make it easier to read on a smaller screen. Changing the page size of the pdf via a reader just shrinks the document, not very useful. If it was an Office ...
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Convert png to pdf without using convert

I'm trying to convert, from the command line, .png files of screenshots created by scrot to pdf files. I can successfully do this within shotwell, but I'd like to do it from the command line. ...
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Join two .xoj files

If i annotate a pdf with xournal and then annotate the same pdf on another pc, also with xournal, is it possible to join these two .xoj files ? I tried to google the problem, but found nothing about ...
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How to play an embedded sound in a PDF on Ubuntu?

I've been trying to play the embedded sounds that are in a PDF document. I have tried installing the latest Adobe Reader released for Ubuntu and I also installed the Okular but none of these readers ...
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How to convert .pdf files to .epub using terminal [duplicate]

I want to convert pdf files into epub files using terminal commands.
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Mark area on PDF file

I received a mail with a PDF attachment. I need to pass the 20 pages long PDF to a group of people. This group of people should focus on a part on page 3. I would like to mark this part with a red ...
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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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How to print PDF files automatically from a directory?

Currently, I have a directory called MY-SHARED, and I need the following to happen: Print all PDF files that I place into MY-SHARED The printing must initiate automatically (no human interaction) ...
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How to convert a large .doc into .pdf without opening it? [duplicate]

I have large MS Word files (4-7 Mb) that LibreOfice fails to open (my PC hangs for long). So I want to convert them to pdf's so that I could use them. Is there any command that will do the trick for ...
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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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Prevent pdf file's content from modifying

How can I create a read-only pdf file in Ubuntu?
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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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Can't change PDF default

Up until yesterday my default PDF viewer was evince. Today, I tried to open a PDF and it opened with ImageMagick. I am trying to change it back to evince but with no success. What I 've tried: ...
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gnome-open Works, but also produces error messages [GTK_IS_WIDGET(widget) fails & EOG-WARNING]

I am currently using gnome-open to open all files for which I do not know the default program (or can't remember it at the time). With file extension .pdf, gnome-open opens the file in my PDF ...
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Evince can open hyperlinks in Firefox, so why not in Chrome?

Before posting this question I investigated this and found it already implemented in my 14.04. Also investigated this which references the above linked question. Handlers for both google-chrome....