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Easy thumbnails of PDFs on OS X

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Jan 6, 2012
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I recently needed to create some thumbnails, using the first page of a fairly large number of PDFs. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that OS X has a handy command-line utility that can be easily scripted to do this. Here’s the one-liner I used to accomplish the task: for file in `echo *.pdf`; do […]

Friday links, 2/25/2011 edition

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Feb 25, 2011
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WordPress 3.1 is released Future features of Solaris 11 Alpha 4 of the next version of DB2 quietly slips out in to the wild Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments announced Apple previews Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” Stephen Foskett reviews the new MacBook Pro Silicon Valley VC questions the wisdom of Obama’s Startup America […]