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guy
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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2014 2:38 pm    Post subject: Love linux Reply with quote

Got a pdf full of hi-res page images, clogging up the system when I try to open and search it. All I need is the text.
1. Quick web search on "Linux extract text from pdf"
2. $ man pdftotext
3. $ pdftotext -nopgbrk [filename]
Bingo!

I challenge any other OS user to find life so 1-2-3 cool.
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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2014 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nothing to discuss - must be the wrong forum.
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