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I have a few files that have fields of properties and personal information that I want to remove, the format is .odt. Basically, I want to strip out everything. What utilities are available for the job on Linux?

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.odt is compressed set of files, so you can unzip it and edit .xml files, it's not convenient, but it's a possibility. Most info in file meta.xml and content.xml. – week Nov 9 '12 at 12:33
You may delete it manually for every file with libreoffice. – FSMaxB Nov 11 '12 at 14:29
@FSMaxB could you explain, how? – n611x007 May 16 '13 at 3:55
@naxa I'm using a german localisation, so I don't know how it's actually called, but if you go to something like "File" -> "Properties" you can edit the metadata. – FSMaxB May 16 '13 at 5:07
@FSMaxB I see thank you! :) I understood the menus, but can only also expect it to be called like this - since I use a Hungarian localization! :D Time to install the English one for me... – n611x007 May 16 '13 at 6:50

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