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View a secured pdf file on Ubuntu?

I have a pdf document (an electronic transcript from school) which, as the website from which the pdf file was downloaded says, "are certified PDFs that contain a digital signature and other security ...
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Stay in Annotation mode in Okular?

I am trying to markup a PDF that I have in Okular. I would like to make a lot of notes with my Bamboo tablet, but every time I lift the pen, I go back to the default mode. This obviously defeats the ...
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Missing menubar in qpdfview

How can I restore the menubar in qpdfview? When I updated it the bar was gone and it looked like this:
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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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PDF reader that can read out loud

I am new at using Ubuntu so i just want to know a good PDF reader similar to Foxit Reader, and has a read out loud feature.
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Inkscape to PDF Font issue when saving/Exporting to PDF

I am exporting an Inkscape vector graphic (.SVG) to the PDF format required by the digital printers but one of the fonts used (namely Futura BdCn BT) is not formatting correctly in the exported PDF ...
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I would like advice on a ubuntu based web page to expose a pdf and a ftp source directory

How do i get started. If i could just run evince on one of several pdf's and have ftp directory with some source a user could download. this is all i want. Is drupal the way? The pdf has a lot of math ...
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qpdfview 0.4.14, “could not load plug-in for file type 'PDF'!”

I upgraded to qpdfview 0.4.14 today on Ubuntu 15.04. After doing it, PDF files were failed to open with the following msg: could not load plug-in for file type 'PDF'! could not open <~file ...
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PDF viewer combined with video player

I need to give a PDF presentation but I want to include some videos in between some of the slides. Is there a PDF viewer which will allow me to play videos in between slides for a presentation? ...
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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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scroll down in xpdf pressing only once on the middle scroll button of the mouse

I am very beginner in Linux. I have 3 questions please. I will number them, so it will be easier for you to answer. Tell me please is there any way to scroll down in a pdf file with xpdf only ...
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embedding external fonts into pdf-file

the acroreader is showing missing fonts in one pdf-file (WPMathB,WPMathA WP Greek Helve, ...) which can be easily downloaded from http://www.fontpalace.com. However, the ghostscript command fails, ...
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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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Unable to open PDF

I can't open a downloaded PDF file with Document Viewer. I get: Unable to open document “file:///home/myuser/myfile.pdf”. File type Perl script (application/x-perl) is not supported The same ...
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How can I install evince 3.14?

My current version is 3.10. The annotation can't delete, and I want the newest stable version to be installed. Here is a related post: How can I install the latest version of Evince? Also, I can't ...
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How can I edit a PDF in ubuntu to change its opening settings?

On Windows I used Acrobat pro to edit a PDF so that it opened scaled to fit the window not just at some random scale (like 137%). I'm not interested in changing it in my PDF viewer, there are ...
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Possible to create a PDF that includes LO Writer's “Document Background” color?

LibreOffice Writer includes an "Export to PDF" option. When I use this, the PDF's background is always white. Yet in the LibreOffice Writer file I am exporting from, it has a dark-gray background. In ...
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Rmarkdown code chunks not interpreted

I'm using RStudio 0.98 on Kubuntu 15.04. I am having difficulty creating Rmarkdown documents, specifically the ones that render a pdf output (and also Open Office). The problem is that the code ...
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Translate the page numbers of internal links in a pdf link to?

I use pdftk to (extract and) merge some pdf files. One of the input pdf files has internal links within it, i.e. when clicking such links will jump to another position in the pdf file. But in the ...
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Auto opening generated pdf file [closed]

My application generates pdf file and writes out to some folder. Is there any setup to automatically open it when its generated?
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How to instruct wkhtmltopdf choose high resolution image files in html

I try to convert a webpage into pdf. wkhtmltopdf http://orion.lcg.ufrj.br/Dr.Dobbs/books/book9/mf1201.htm my.pdf The problem is that the created pdf has very small images, where the image files are ...
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Change page color of some documents

I use Okular for handling my documents (pdf, epub, djvu) and one of the features I like is its ability to change page color to something that soothes your eye ( I generally set it moderate greyish ...
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Merging multiple images into one document and add any caption/label to them

I have multiple jpg and png images. I would like to combine them within one document (ODT/PDF/RTF). It can be easily done by means of following command: convert *.png allTogether.pdf However, there ...
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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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Encoding problems with htmldoc, and similar programs to htmldoc?

I want to convert some html files into a single pdf file. I used htmldoc: htmldoc --webpage --header "/" --footer "" -f all.pdf 0010.html 0099.html The output all.pdf doesn't convert some ...
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Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...
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Extract images from a pdf file as vector images [duplicate]

I have a .pdf file and I want to extract images in vector supported format from this file, so that when I zoom in and out the image does not go blury. I am certain the images contained within the pdf ...
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Clean or convert pdf documents

I have a pdf file (500 pages) with a lot of images ( black and white). However, the text is blurred and although it is readable, it's really a pain ( maybe hardcopy was scanned poorly, not sure on ...
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Page sequence in PDF-file

Can I let Libre office create PDF-files with pages in a certain order? I am an amateur writer and produce books "in the kitchen" by printing the pages in a certain sequence so that they can be cut ...
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Adobe Reader 9.5.5 unable to Print Pdf afte upgrading to ubuntu 15.04

I've upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Now my Adobe Reader 9.5.5 won't print pdf. qpdfview is working fine but I need Adobe Reader 9.5.5 to print booklets. The printing status shows Processing but doesn't ...
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Why won't chromium load a PDF file but firefox will?

I was on the url below using Chromium Version 41.0.2272.76 Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). A page at DMV's website and went to load the "CAP application" and kept getting the error message "Aw snap! something ...
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I have hidden and unreachable workspaces - how do I cancel them?

I have double workspaces, whether I enable them or not. If not enabled, some pdf's open in an unreachable hidden workspace [I know it's there because I can see the Document Viewer open in the ...
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Configure Evince to open maximized with 100% zoom level?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS installed on my computer. If I open PDF in Evince for the first time, the window is always un-maximized and zoom level is 70%. I want Evince to be maximized and the zoom ...
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LibreOffice writer: Adding bookmarks

I want to fill out the "Structure/Index" panel that is visible when viewing PDFs but I am not sure how to work this out in LibreOffice writer. In picture #1 the bookmarks I want to add are marked by ...
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How one can install the font MT Extra on Ubuntu?

I read that my pdf-readers Xpdf and Okular can't show a document from http://math.aalto.fi/opetus/sovtoda/oppikirja/Johdanto.pdf correctly as my Ubuntu or xpdf and evince has not installed the font MT ...
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Install FoxitReader without using Wine

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit I recently came to know that FoxitReader Ubuntu version has been released. But I am unable to install it using the instructions given in its manual(check this link). When I ...
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pdf and document browser ( like image browser but for pdf )

I have a lot of pdf files ( research papers, presentations ... ) and I download or make by myself lot of them each week. I need something to browse trough them fast and to manage them (like sort them ...
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CUPS-PDF prints a blank page

I am a new ubuntu user. I installed cups-pdf to print a pdf file, but everytime I print I get one blank page, no matter how many pages I try to print.
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convert pdf images to text

i have been checking to see if there is a way to convert images of a PDFs to a real text file and i found some ways but i couldn't understand anything ,i am not that technical ,so if you please anyway ...
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PDF viewer that lists open documents [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a document viewer that has a menu of some kind that shows all my open documents. I typically have anywhere between 5 and 20 PDFs open when I'm doing research, and ...
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Creating Highlighted PDF from JSON

I have a JSON file and would like to create a pdf containing the pretty printed and syntax highlighted version of that JSON file. Is there any way to do that in Ubuntu?
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Okular: Your annotations will not be exported

I'm running Okular 0.20.2 on Ubuntu 12.04, I made some annotations to a PDF file and when I try to save a copy of it with Save as (to preserve the annotations), I get the message: Your annotations ...
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PDF viewer that can be controlled programmatically (via dbus, pipe, etc)?

Is there a PDF viewer that I can control from a Python program, via dbus, a pipe, or something similar? I have a program for presentations that displays my own notes while displaying a PDF on a ...
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Why do PDF documents open with ImageMagick?

Query shows evince is my default handler. But, double clicking a pdf file opens ImageMagick. A pdf file's Properties shows ImageMagick as the default handler. Why is this happening ? After ...
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How to automatically set the pdf title tag with the file name?

After I asked this question I was wondering if there is a way to whether create a script or find a new software that automatically set's a pdf's title tag to the assigned name. The idea is that after ...
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How to change pdf title in Kubuntu? [duplicate]

If you are hurrying to flag this question as a duplicate of this or this questions, please stop, the answers on those questions do not provide an answer to the question here. After I asked ...
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How to display the assigned document's name with Okular 0.19.3 in Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS?

Okular is displaying wrong document name in the top bar. Example 1: Example 2: And for some files it will display the correct name: Example 3: How do I manage to get Okular to display the ...
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Convert a epub to a pdf filew with bookmarks preserved?

How can we convert a epub file to a pdf file, preserving bookmarks for toc? I use ebook-convert (calibre 0.8.38) to convert a epub file to a pdf file. $ ebook-convert in.epub out.pdf The epub ...
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How to Compress (More than one at a time) PDF files from terminal

I work with lots of rather large imaged documents ranging from a few bites to multiple gigs of data per file. I need these documents to take up less storage space and especially to be more ...
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LibreOffice command line font substitution at pptx to pdf conversion

Question Is there any way to specify to libreoffice, via commandline, to use Cambria for occurences of Calibri in the PDF generation without the need of any user-interaction? Context I am using ...