How to reduce PDF file size in Linux

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

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How to convert PDF into .jpg images, viceversa, and much more

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!

Use Telegram on Fedora 20 KDE and probably on other releases

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