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Is it possible to remove annoying watermarks from pdf file in Linux?

For example, every page contains text

This file was merged by application XY.

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If the PDF isn't encrypted, this might be possible but can be very hard. I know of no application that does that, so you will have to create your own using a library for PDF manipulation. Of course this requires knowledge of the PDF standard.

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