A good solution is to use a GhostScript command on the terminal. For example, to reduce the size of a PDF file from 6 MB to approximately 1 MB: > gs -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dPDFSETTINGS=/screen -sOutputFile=output.pdf input.pdf As a safer solution, one can also use the following parameters for -dPDFSETTINGS instead of /screen: /screen – Lowest quality, lowest … Continue reading How to reduce PDF file size in Linux
The solution I found is ImageMagick. Thus, install ImageMagick $ sudo yum install ImageMagick or > sudo apt-get install ImageMagick Some examples: Convert the files: $ convert file.jpg file.pdf and viceversa; Compose several files in a single pdf: $ convert file1.jpg file2.jpg file3.jpg fileN.pdf NewFile.pdf [better quality than double conversion jpg->pdf, pdf->pdf] It works!
Download the installer Unpack the file: $ tar xz filename.xz You find two files: Telegram and update. If you type: $ ./Telegram it works. But we want more! To make the file executable from everywere: $ chmod +x Telegram it is like if Telegram was a script without the .sh estension, ok? To automatically start at … Continue reading Use Telegram on Fedora 20 KDE and probably on other releases
You need to disable Windows fast start-up option. Open Control Panel -> Energy Settings; select "Change what the power buttons do"; Choose "Change settings that are currently unavailable", scroll down and uncheck "Turn on fast start-up (recommended)". Now restart
Ok, here I collect some tricks, solution, works around and other stuff for the typical all day life of a Linux user that I found as a beginner. Almost all you read here comes from other websites. Reality do not allow to use Linux or Windows as an exclusive operative system, so I found that … Continue reading Eye on Linux