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I need a tip how to extract all pages from big pdf file in command line. Someone can help me?

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What do you mean by "extract all pages"? Do you mean to extract each page of the PDF into its own PDF file, or into some other file format? –  Chris W. Rea Dec 27 '11 at 20:53
    
You might check this –  ahmed Dec 27 '11 at 21:10

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If you wanna extract all pages from a pdf file, You need pdftk:

http://www.pdflabs.com/tools/pdftk-the-pdf-toolkit/

Do you use a debian's like distro? Do:

$ sudo apt-get install pdftk

Once installed, do:

$ pdftk file.pdf burst

**Another tip, create a new directory before split your pdf file to take your files organized

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This is, thanks! –  RogerioO Dec 27 '11 at 21:14

To manage PDF you can use PDF Toolkit. On Debian based distribution you can install with:

apt-get install pdftk

Is written in Java and require gcj.

You can create a new file for every page with:

pdftk BIG-FILE.pdf burst

You can also use the pdftk cat command to split some pages: please read the manual.

If you want to convert PDF files you can pick an utility from the bunch of poppler-utils.

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