How to remove the Researchgate branding from a PDF you got from there because it's really obnoxious!
(Using only pdftk in the terminal)
$ pdftk researchgate.pdf cat 2-end output clean.pdf
$ rm researchgate.pdf
(Actually it just takes out the 1st page of any pdf)
@bgcarlisle Yess! I use that command all the time 😏
@chrwahl I'm sure that most people who have some facility with the terminal already know
So half of these "how to" things that I post are more reminders for myself for later than they are instructions for other people haha
@bgcarlisle good idea. By to few people know that stuff, so happy that you share
🤔 I'm wondering now whether an efficient way to detect common "nuisance" first-pages could be devised into a tool that auto-snips pages if they are in a whitelist or leaves the PDF alone otherwise. Researchgate isn't the only offender, after all..
Could form part of a "pdfparanoia mkII"..
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