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    Question pdf to text

    Hi guys ,
    I use Ubuntu 10.04. I m in an urge to convert Pdf to text/doc/odt format. So i tried converting online.. but the pages are too long to convert. So can u guys please help me out using oppenoffice or any specific software. Thanks in advance guys. Please guys help me fast ....

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    Ravi sharan
    Last edited by ravi sharan; June 11th, 2011 at 01:37 PM.

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    Re: pdf to text

    Look for Calibre in the repos. Also https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu...+question/3438
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    Re: pdf to text

    See if this link helps you. How to make scanned PDFs search-able:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1456756



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    Re: pdf to text

    Thanks guys

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    Re: pdf to text

    There is also a command line converter in unoconv
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install unoconv
    It will convert any document from and to any OpenOffice supported format.
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    Re: pdf to text

    Command line tools for conversion of PDF to text/html/abiword format are available in the package poppler-utils.
    Last edited by mali2297; June 11th, 2011 at 04:11 PM.
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