How to merge multiple PDF files to a PDF on Linux?

convert seems works not very well when merging PDFs. The quality is low. Any other better methods to merge multiple PDF files to a single PDF on Linux? ghostscript works the best for me on merging PDFs: gs -q -sPAPERSIZE=letter -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress -sOutputFile=out.pdf in1.pdf in2.pdf in3.pdf merges in{1..3}.pdf to out.pdf. Answered by Eric […]

How to install Adobe Reader on Linux Mint 17?

How to install Adobe Reader on Linux Mint 17? First, add Canonical PPA repository sudo add-apt-repository “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner” Then, update apt cache and install Adobe Reader sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude install acroread You can select “Yes” to set Adobe Reader as the default PDF viewer or “No” to not set it. Answered […]

Ghostscript reports “Unrecoverable error: stackunderflow in .setdistillerparams”

With the command -dPDFSETTINGS=/print for ps2pdf, I got: GPL Ghostscript 9.10: Set UseCIEColor for UseDeviceIndependentColor to work properly. Unrecoverable error: stackunderflow in .setdistillerparams make: *** [pdf-print] Error 255 How to fix it? I use this workaround: ps2pdf -dColorConversionStrategy=/LeaveColorUnchanged -dPDFSETTINGS=/printer psfile.ps from this. An alternative is to use -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress. Answered by Eric Z Ma.

How to convert a .docx .doc MS Word file to pdf in command line on Linux

How to convert a MS Word document file such as .docx and .doc to pdf on Linux using command line tools? Use LibreOffice: libreoffice –headless –convert-to pdf –outdir /path/to/out/dir/ /path/to/doc/docx/file Answered by Eric Z Ma. While this LibreOffice answer works, the –headless option still needs as display, even though it does not use it. In […]