apt install exiftool
Remove the metadata from "thefile.pdf":
exiftool -all= thefile.pdf
Warning: [minor] ExifTool PDF edits are reversible. Deleted tags may be recovered! - thefile.pdf
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Metadata, in the context of PDFs, refers to a set of data that describes and gives informat........
This is a 8TB Seagate external USB 3.0 device apparently newer kernels use a module called "UAS" instead of "USB Storage" which causes issues as a lot of devices are not properly supported in UAS mode by the kernel driver. The solution some say is to disable UAS specifically for your USB device but I'd rather just disable UAS altogether.
Solution blacklist UAS: *do not do this it does not work and just causes your USB 3.0........