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How to import xml data to a fillable pdf file in linux?

I have a fillable pdf template. Also have a xml file which is extracted from this fillable pdf file. How can I export xml file from these fillable pdf files and also how can I create a normal pdf ...
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problem to search a word in pdf file with “Document Viewer”?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I downloaded a PDF file for my academic requirements. When I open this PDF with Document Viewer, it displays the contents of the file. However, when I start searching ...
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UNcrop (whitespace fill) a pdf

Suppose I have a pdf that is not an 8.5 by 11 aspect ratio. I want to convert this to 8.5 by 11 by filling in whitespace whereever it is necessary. Is there a tool that will do this?
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How to outline fonts in a PDF (or eps) file?

Say, I have a PDF graphic (such a plot made with matplotlib, Mathematica or similar), which contains vector art and text. The text uses non-standard or proprietary fonts (such Computer Modern if ...
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Where is the ubuntu magazine pdf located on the DVD?

Where is the ubuntu magazine pdf located on the DVD that is distributed with the magazine??
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How do I convert CHM files to pdf?

Here's a list of things I've tried: Calibre from which I received a file containing the table of contents of the chm file with each title hyperlinked to nowhere (i.e. they're highlighted in blue and ...
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KFP file in ubuntu?

My print shop provides a KFP file for checking a PDF for print readiness. It seems that this file can be imported into Acrobat Professional (keyword: Preflight Profile), but is a Kinko's File Prep ...
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PDF not printing on Printer shared via CUPS/SAMBA

I have a Printer (Brother HL-2035) attached to an Ubuntu server (latest version) via USB and shared via Samba/CUPS. On my clients (Win7) I can print from Word, etc., this just works fine. The only ...
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How to save a pdf sent to me by email

I've been sent a pdf by email and when I open it there's no "save as" option. If you choose the "save a version" option, you don't know where it's saved to. If, when you open it, you select the "save ...
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How to play embedded midi audio in PDF file?

I'm on Ubuntu 11.04 and using Adobe Reader 9. When I click on the embedded file link in the pdf file I get a dialogue box saying Multimedia Player Finder: The media requires an additional player. ...
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PDF files are printed as blank pages.

I'm trying to print a PDF file with Document Viewer. I get blank pages out of printer. When I hit Print preview, I also see blank pages. Images (jpg) are printed just fine. The problem appeared ...
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Making okular notes and comments visible to other pdf readers

Is there a way to make okular comment and reviews for a pdf visible to Adobe Reader and evince?
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SAGE: Saving .show() Output as Vector Graphic

I am using Sage to make visual representations of Graphs(ie of the vertex and edge variety) via the show command. However as far as I can tell I can only save these as a raster in the form of a PNG ...
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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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PDF viewer prints blank pages

I have a computer running Ubuntu 13.04 with a Konica Minolta Bizhub C20 printer that's connected over Ethernet. When I print a PDF using the built-in PDF viewer in Ubuntu, the page will be blank, ...
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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 do I print files in 12.04 using a samsung 620

I've moved to a new installation of 13.04 from 10.04 where the same printer, a samsung CLP-620ND, was working fine. As with 10.04, printer installation was automatic with the printer detected as a ...
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how to rebuild okular with latest poppler library?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Okular: 0.14.3 using poppler library -v 0.18.4 I want to export annotations to PDFs and am trying solution given here I have compiled the tarball of poppler -v 0.22.4 from ...
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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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Libreoffice changes fonts for utf-8 characters while importing pdfs

When I import pdfs to LibreDraw ( 1:3.5.4-0ubuntu1.1 ) with utf8 characters ( with Polish special signs ) get something like: The letters are using correct fonts in the pdf before import: Does ...
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pdf printouts very small

Ubuntu 12.10, using both Okular and AcroRead. When printing the pages print in what seems to be a 6-up layout. Only for pdf. Printing directly from Firefox or LibreOffice, the documents print full ...
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Printing PDF's on 12.10

Just switched from Win7 64 bit. When I print out credit card statement, dollar sign prints over the top of the first numeral, whether it is $5.00 or $500.00. ??? How to fix?
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copy french text from pdf file

I have a French thesis which I am trying to read, to better understand some parts I am trying to copy some text and use that in google translate, however if I copy text I am getting just rubbish as ...
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Make Evolution open PDF instead of the tmp directory

Running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome 3.2. Scenario: When I double click a PDF attachment in evolution, it opens up the ~/.cache/evolution/tmp/ directory in Nautilus instead of opening the PDF. If I ...
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I cannot attach pdf to emails

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS two weeks ago and I have some problems. I cannot send pdf attachments with my email server. Why? Before with the old version it works very well. Please answer me without ...
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Prints from a PDF are completely black

I think it's the PDF itself that does it. The printer prints testpages OK, and printing the same file from Mac OS X gives the same result. Printed from evince and Safari respectively. The PDF was ...
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Install i386 program on Samsung Arm Chromebook

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Crouton on my Samsung ARM Chromebook for the sole purpose of installing either Foxit PDF or Adobe Reader. Unfortunately, both of these are i386 architecture. Is ...
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Conversion to PDF failed

I'm trying to convert a MS-Word .doc file to a pdf using abiword. We are running several servers with precise installed. But on my local machine i'm running saucy. On the servers with abiword ...
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Canon Pixma MP610 won't print test page ubuntu 13.10

I installed 13.10, connected my Canon Pixma MP610 printer & the system installed it. The test page printed. That seems normal. 2 days ago I needed to print a medical report which was in pdf ...
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Apache - Configuration to show PDF in browser

There are two behaviors I have seen when it comes to clicking on links pointing to PDF. 1) It downloads the PDF (or asks you where to save it) 2) It displays the PDF it in the browser With an Ubuntu ...
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Okular & rekonq printing black pages

I found a strange bug printing from Kubuntu lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.10 Release: 13.10 Codename: saucy in Okular okular -v Qt: 4.8.4 KDE ...
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How to read audio comments of a pdf fie created in an IPAD

I have to listen to comments recorded in a pdf file by my supervisor; she used an IPAD. On the pdf-file I can see a little symbol with a "speaker" but when i click there nothing happens. I can see ...
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How to configure scanimage to produce PDFs as small as gscan2pdf's?

I use gscan2pdf every month, mostly to scan bills. I keep each vendor's bills in a separate directory. I could save myself some time if gscan2pdf were to make an educated guess at what directory an ...
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print service (cups) no longer starting - for several months

I'm unable to view my network printer in the configure printer area. It worked for over a year, then stopped a few months ago. I'm able to boot into windows and print, my wife is able to print to it ...
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How to change saved image colors with Evince

I am using Evince as my default pdf viewer because it has a feature to save an individual page as an image (jpeg) (r-click>Save Image As...). It works great as long as the .pdf file is black on white ...
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Images pasted/embedded in Writer document disappears when exported to pdf

pictures/images/graphics/eps embedded in LO 4.1 writer document disappears when exported to pdf. What should I do ?
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Open/save PDF files in Chromium?

I have Lubuntu 13.04 with Chromium browser installed on my Acer Aspire One D255 Netbook. How do I view, save a PDF file? I'm sure it's quite simple but somehow I can't get it. I keep getting asked to ...
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Why can't I open protected pdf's?

Before I did a reformat, I could open University of Phoenix's protected pdf files using Adobe in ubuntu. Now that I have reformatted, everytime I try to login to a protected pdf, I get an error: ...
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Using Ubuntu as a file server for retrieving documents pdfs etc

I have about 10000 pdfs stored in a windows Pc now, I would like to use Ubuntu to make it a file server and use a browser inter-phase to access or search for the documents from other windows PCs. Does ...
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While libreoffice, word, and old pdfs from pre-system swap print fine, new pdfs seem to refuse to print properly

Basically, the text, whether set large scale or small, prints like the cartridge is finished. Just replaced it, and pre-Ubuntu switch .pdfs, and all other doc formats print just fine. Pretty ...
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ubuntu 13.10 software center authentication error and okular cannot find component

I had installed 'Okular' but after the upgrade it gives error saying component not found. Thus i tried removing and installing again. But the software center gave following error. Software can't be ...
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master pdf editor installation problems in ubuntu 12.04.3

I had master pdf editor installed on 12.02 and it worked well. now i upgraded to 12.04.3 and installed master pdf editor and it refuses to get installed/it gets installed but it does not open/it opens ...
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How to print PDF files with crop marks and color scale?

Is there any tool or program for Ubuntu that is capable to print crop marks, colour scales and register crosses for PDF-Files. I have an PDF created with LaTex, that I have to print with all those ...
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PDF “Not OCR-Able”

I am trying to read a book from archive.org with these characteristics: Ppi: 300 Ocr: language not currently OCRable Page-progression: rl Source: ppnull The book is arabic and shows me ...
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How to export ppt/pptx to pdf without background image in Libre Office Impress?

When I export ppt to pdf, the background image also gets converted as a part of the pdf. Is there an option to disable inclusion of background images? Can this be done via terminal?
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OCR Feeder, creating columns

I'm trying to convert a PDF file, which has columns into some kind of editable form of document with columns, preferably Libre Office Calc. Can anyone tell me if this is possible, either directly or ...
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Tools for (optimizing the workflow of) creating audiobooks?

Recently I was asked to create an audiobook by reading a textbook and recording my voice. The original book is a simple PDF file and right now, I'm recording my voice using Audacity. Audacity is open ...
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PDF viewer (or extension) with English word definition.

Some e-book readers allows to check the word translation (definition). Is any possibility to do the same on the notebook under Ubuntu? Some different PDF viewer, some extension?
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How do I use CHM2PDF to create a PDF file from a CHM file?

I have been running chm2pdf --book /home/adminuser/Downloads/RD.chm to convert a book CHM RD.chm to a PDF and it fails and I would like to know what I am doing wrong and how to correct this. If you ...
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Firefox Adobe Plugin saves PDFs with 600 permissions under Ubuntu 12.04

The Case: I open a PDF document internal in Firefox with the adobe plugin firefox http://ds.ccc.de/pdfs/ds096.pdf I press the save button within the Adobe plugin The PDF is saved under the ...