How To Recover Forgotten PDF Password In Linux Mint

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Here’s how to recover forgotten PDF password in Linux Mint / Ubuntu:

1. Issue the following command at the terminal –

sudo apt-get install pdfcrack

2. Now to recover forgotten password of a PDF file, change to the folder in which the PDF file is and issue the following command at the terminal –

pdfcrack <filename.pdf>

[Note: Time to recover the password may vary depending upon encryption strength and password length]