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[14 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

callas software announced a newer version 2.2 of pdfaPilot which now supports the conversion of OpenOffice documents into PDF/A files.

General News, PDF OCR »

[15 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

ABBYY Europe launched its ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux, a command line interface utility for integration of ABBYY’s Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and PDF conversion technologies within Linux environments. The new utility will enable fast access to the automated text recognition and conversion process on Linux environments.

Editorials, Tips and Tutorials »

[11 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

Linux hasn’t received much attention from the PDF world over the years and it’s not hard to understand why. First, Linux relies on open source developers (i.e. people doing stuff for free) and PDF creators, editors and viewers don’t appear to be on the priority list.

Editorials »

[4 Dec 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

I have been an Eee PC owner for almost a year now. For most of that time I used the default Linux operating system, Xandros, before switching to Ubuntu, and then to Windows. What I discovered after making that final switch is that for me personally, Windows makes the Eee PC a lot more usable. You see, I had slipped into the habit of only using the Eee PC as a Kindle-like device for reading e-books, instead of actually using it to do some, you know, work. This wasn’t because …

Tips and Tutorials »

[17 Oct 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

If you’re a Ubuntu user you might be interested in this tip on how to use gscan2pdf to scan your paper documents to PDF.

Tips and Tutorials »

[9 Oct 2008 | One Comment | ]

In this tutorial we are going to use CUPS-PDF to add print to PDF functionality in Xandros on the Eee PC.

Editorials, Tips and Tutorials »

[8 Oct 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

It’s easy enough to create PDFs on a Windows or Mac machine, but what about Linux?

Editorials, Tips and Tutorials »

[18 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]

I’ve just finished upgrading to Gutsy Gibbon, the latest release of Ubuntu, and I am very happy to find that a PDF printer driver is now installed by default. Previously I’ve covered some PDF creators that are available for Linux operating systems and have generally found that they are lacking in both functionality and numbers (i.e. there isn’t that many of them). Hopefully now that the PDF printer is a more integrated part of Ubuntu, it will get more attention feature wise.
The PDF printer in Gutsy Gibbon is an updated …