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Count the number of pages of all PDFs in current directory and all subdirs, recursively

Terminal - Count the number of pages of all PDFs in current directory and all subdirs, recursively
find . -name "*.pdf" -exec pdftk {} dump_data output \; | grep NumberOfPages | awk '{s+=$2} END {print s}'
2013-01-09 15:26:45
User: sucotronic
Functions: awk find grep
Count the number of pages of all PDFs in current directory and all subdirs, recursively


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
find . -name \*.pdf -exec pdfinfo {} \; | grep Pages | sed -e "s/Pages:\s*//g" | awk '{ sum += $1;} END { print sum; }'
find -iname "*.pdf" -exec pdfinfo -meta {} \;|awk '{if($1=="Pages:"){s+=$2}}END{print s}'
2011-12-13 15:02:11
User: Barabbas
Functions: awk find
Tags: awk find pdf count sum

This sums up the page count of multiple pdf files without the useless use of grep and sed which other commandlinefus use.

find . -name "*.pdf" -exec pdftk {} dump_data output \; | grep NumberOfPages | awk '{print $1,$2}'
2014-11-14 23:36:56
User: mtrgrrl
Functions: awk find grep

using awk, changed the line given by sucotronic in command #11733 to print the first and second columns

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