Re: making a pdf file smaller the debian way....
On Saturday 01 January 2011 05:42:28 pm Michael Fothergill wrote:
> Here is what I did here:
> The google search suggestion was to do this:
> gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dPDFSETTINGS=/screen
> -dNOPAUSE -dQUIET -dBATCH -sOutputFile=output.pdf input.pdf
> What is peculiar here is that man gs and info gs find the NOPAUSE
> QUIET and BATCH commands or options or whatever they are called but
> the DEVICE=pdfwrite isn't obvious in there at all... Neither is
> PDFSETTINGS. Nevertheless someone knew this...
I don't use this stuff often enough to remember the options, each project I do I
have a learning curve. The package 'ghostscript-doc' is a good source for the