PDF transformation software
options ] infilename [ outfilename ]
add an example, a script, a trick and tips
qpdf --linearize thesis.pdf 11500811g.pdf
cp "$file" "$file.bk"
--decrypt "$file.bk" "$file"
rm -f "$file.bk"
program is used to convert one PDF file to another
equivalent PDF file. It is capable of performing a variety
of transformations such as linearization (also known as web
optimization or fast web viewing), encryption, and
decryption of PDF files. It also has many options for
inspecting or checking PDF files, some of which are useful
primarily to PDF developers.
For a summary
of qpdf’s options, please run qpdf --help. A
complete manual can be found in