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Poppler is a fork of the xpdf PDF viewer developed by Derek Noonburg of Glyph and Cog, LLC. It provides PDF rendering functionality as a shared library, and uses modern components from Freedesktop.org such as fontconfig and cairo to take advantage of modern UNIX desktops.

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pkg-config poppler, gtk+3 compile & link error

How do I fix this error that shows up when I try to compile my app that is written in gtk3 and poppler-glib: Package 'poppler-glib' requires 'poppler = 0.62.0' but version of poppler is 0.71.0 My pkg-...
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How to use pdfsig from poppler-utils

I would like to use pdfsig from poppler-utils in my ubuntu 16.04, at first I installed poppler utils from apt but pdfsig was not part of that package. When I looked man pages for 'pdfinfo' in the SEE ...
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Can Zathura show pdf bookmarks generated by other pdf programs?

I have pdf ebooks with extensive (nested) bookmarks that are visible in all my other pdf readers (e.g. evince, foxitreader). However, when I open said files in Zathura, running blist gives: No ...
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Command line: How do you rotate a PDF file 90 degrees?

When I scan documents that are landscape oriented, the output PDF files are portrait and so all the PDF viewers display the scanned documents in portrait. From the command line, how do you rotate a ...
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Merge pdf files and automatically create a table of contents with each file as an entry

I have several pdf files (chapter1.pdf, chapter2.pdf, etc.), each one being a chapter of a book. I now how to merge them into a single pdf (I use the command pdfunite from poppler), but since the ...
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Flatten transparency in PDF to remove thin white lines?

I have a PDF created with Quark Xpress where some raster images are shown with thin white lines across them. Searching around I have found that the problem is due to the way PDFs readers apply partial ...
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How to run pdftotext … | grep on many documents? [duplicate]

Code which works with a single document pdftotext *.pdf - | grep therapy You can use find as described in the thread How can I grep in PDF files? but I would like to understand why the above command ...
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PDF readers not based on poppler?

It seems that most GNU/Linux PDF readers use poppler for rendering. For testing purposes I would like not to use poppler. Are there any (recent) alternatives ? xpdf doesn't count, since I expect ...
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Is it possible to send an xpdf process a signal that causes it to reload the file being displayed?

On page change, redraw, or Reload command, xpdf will reload the file it is currently displaying. Is it possible to cause xpdf to reload the file by sending a signal? Which signal? (I am basically ...
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How to output files to another directory (Poppler - pdftotext)

I have a directory with a very large number of PDFs that I am converting to *.txt documents with Poppler pdftotext. I have the following command that does the conversion of all the files. for f in ...
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Does okular/poppler support following intra-document cross-references in PDF files?

Using docbook and Apache FOP I can create PDFs that contain cross-references. For example, the Table of Contents of a book looks like this: Chapter 1 Introduction........................12 Using ...