Simplest word search application for ubuntu 12.04

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 6 02:30:14 UTC 2015


hi,
Am Montag, den 05.01.2015, 16:23 -0500 schrieb Robert Heller:
> At Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:40:46 -0500 dfp10 at verizon.net,         "Ubuntu user technical support,  not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I want to search some very large PDF files for words and word-combinations.
> > evince does not seem to do this.
> > pdfedit works but is too complex and only handles one page at a time.
> > Are there any recommendations?
> 
> pdftohtml (should be in poppler-utils or something like that) + grep
> 

just like pdftotext is ... 
... that is surely easier than having to grep through html 

;)

ciao
	oli





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