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How can I grep in PDF files?

Is there a way to search pdf files using the power of grep, without converting to text first in Ubuntu?
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Is there some sort of PDF to text -converter?

I need PDF files to text so I can search over them in bulk from commandline. Is there some converter for Ubuntu, OBSD or similar distro? Perhaps related post, OCR with ubuntu here.