Ubuntu – How to reduce the file size of a scanned PDF file


I have a 72.9MB PDF file that I need to shrink into under 500KB.

The file was a JPEG image that I had scanned, and then converted to pdf.

Best Answer

aking1012 is right. With more information regarding possible embedded images, hyperlinks etc.. it would be much more easier to answer this question!

Here are a couple of script and command-line solutions. Use as you see fit.

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