Modifying PDF Files With PDFedit On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

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Author: Falko Timme

This article shows how you can install and use PDFedit on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn desktop. PDFedit is a free and open-source editor for manipulating PDF documents.

This document comes without warranty of any kind! I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!


1 Preliminary Note

I have tested the following procedure on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn desktop. If you are using Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (or later), there's a PDFedit package in the Gutsy repositories that you can install.


2 Installing PDFedit

Unfortunately, there's no PDFedit package in the official Ubuntu Feisty Fawn repositories, but I found one on Open a browser (e.g. Firefox) and go to Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the version you'd like to install (e.g. Ubuntu Feisty 32 bits - 0.3.2):

On the next page, click on the Download: pdfedit link:

Firefox will ask you what you want to do with the file. Select Open with GDebi Package Installer (default):

The Package Installer starts. Click on the Install Package button:

You might have to type in your password:

Afterwards, PDFedit is being installed:

You can leave the Package Installer after the installation:

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