How to Reduce the Size of a PDF File on Ubuntu

Per here:

gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dPDFSETTINGS=/screen -dNOPAUSE -dQUIET -dBATCH -sOutputFile=output.pdf input.pdf

I found that this gives me almost 2/3 reduction in size for pdfs, which is great, because compression is often largely ineffective.

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