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Removes it-ebooks.info links from book's footers. Run python itebooks.py -f /sourcepath/books/thebook.pdf to cleanup your thebook.pdf file.
#!/usr/bin/env python3
import sys
import re
import shutil
import argparse
import binascii
pattern = b'''0a2f54797065202f416e6e6f740a2f53756274797065202f4c696e6b0a2f52656
374205b20.*?205d0a2f426f7264657220.*?\n0a2f41203c3c0a2f54797065202f416374696f6e
0a2f53202f5552490a2f5552492028687474703a2f2f7777772e69742d65626f6f6b732e696e666
f2f290a3e3e'''.replace(b'\n', b'').strip()
def remove_evil_links(pdf_data):
'Removes all it-ebook links and metadata from the passed PDF data.'
pdf_data = binascii.hexlify(pdf_data)
# Remove each annotation element inside the PDF file
# (This removes the "clickable" it-ebooks.info links)
new_data = re.sub(pattern, b'', pdf_data)
# Remove the actual links
# (link elements which are assigned to the annotations)
new_data = new_data.replace(binascii.hexlify(b'www.it-ebooks.info'), b'')
return binascii.unhexlify(new_data)
def main(args):
try:
args.files = list(set(args.files))
for file_path in args.files:
if not file_path:
continue
if args.verbose:
print('Processing: {0}'.format(file_path))
try:
with open(file_path, 'rb') as input_file:
pdf_data = input_file.read()
except IOError as e:
sys.stderr.write('{0}: {1}\n'.format(file_path, e.strerror))
sys.stderr.flush()
continue
# Backup the file with a different name
if not args.no_backup:
if args.verbose:
print('Creating backup: {0}.old'.format(file_path))
shutil.move(file_path, '{0}.old'.format(file_path))
# Modify the PDF file
new_pdf_data = remove_evil_links(pdf_data)
# Save the new file
with open(file_path, 'wb') as out_file:
out_file.write(new_pdf_data)
if args.verbose:
print('Saving modified file: {0}'.format(file_path))
except KeyboardInterrupt:
pass
if __name__ == '__main__':
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser()
parser.add_argument(
'-f', '--files',
help='One or more PDF files to remove it-ebook watermarks.',
nargs='*', required=True
)
parser.add_argument(
'-n', '--no-backup',
help='Disables the creating of backups for the files ' +
'which are being processed.',
action='store_true'
)
parser.add_argument(
'-v', '--verbose',
action='store_true'
)
args = parser.parse_args()
main(args)
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aoxiangwu commented Apr 26, 2018

If I have a example.com footer/header in pdf, just replace line 24 to example.com?

@jehuamanna
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jehuamanna commented Jun 21, 2020

Thank you so much

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