pdftk - tool for manipulating PDF documents

Distribution: Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: pdftk
Package version: 1.44
Package release: 7
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 2.93 KB
Download size: 958.87 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.br.debian.org
If PDF is electronic paper, then pdftk is an electronic stapler-remover, hole-punch, binder, secret-decoder-ring, and X-Ray-glasses. Pdftk is a simple tool for doing everyday things with PDF documents. Keep one in the top drawer of your desktop and use it to: - Merge PDF documents - Split PDF pages into a new document - Decrypt input as necessary (password required) - Encrypt output as desired - Fill PDF Forms with FDF Data and/or Flatten Forms - Apply a Background Watermark - Report PDF on metrics, including metadata and bookmarks - Update PDF Metadata - Attach Files to PDF Pages or the PDF Document - Unpack PDF Attachments - Burst a PDF document into single pages - Uncompress and re-compress page streams - Repair corrupted PDF (where possible)



    Binary package: pdftk_1.44-7_amd64.deb
    Source package: pdftk

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install pdftk deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install pdftk


    • /usr/bin/pdftk
    • /usr/share/doc/pdftk/NEWS.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pdftk/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pdftk/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pdftk/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/pdftk.1.gz


    2013-01-08 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@debian.org> pdftk (1.44-7) unstable; urgency=low * Add patch to solve failures with particular PDF 1.5 documents generated e.g. by newer pdflatex versions: Do not fail if an ObjStm ends with a number. (Closes: #687669) Thanks to Robin Houston <robin.houston@gmail.com>.

    2012-09-03 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@debian.org> pdftk (1.44-6) unstable; urgency=medium * Fix burst command. It produced non-standard-conform pdf files whose unused xref entries were wrongly marked as used. (Closes: #685983) * debian/*: Change my e-mail address and remove DM upload rights.

    2012-02-23 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de> pdftk (1.44-5) unstable; urgency=medium * Add patches to fix - infinite loop with non-standard-conform pdf files. - NullPointerException on some pdf files. Thanks to Robin Houston <robin@mysociety.org>. (side-effect: Closes: #650628) * Overwrite additionally LC_ALL and LC_MESSAGES to circumvent libgcj problems with de_AT.UTF-8. * debian/copyright: Use copyright-format/1.0 and update years. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2.

    2011-09-25 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de> pdftk (1.44-4) unstable; urgency=low * Warn instead of fail processing a DRM protected pdf file if there is no owner password supplied. (Closes: #531529) * Support dpkg-buildflags, update patches/customise_build_parameters. * Switch to debhelper compat v8 * debian/copyright: Update to latest DEP5 format and update years.

    2011-05-14 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de> pdftk (1.44-3) unstable; urgency=low * Upload to unstable. * Build-Depend (temporary) on gcj-jdk/g++ 4.6 to fix FTBFS. (Closes: #624778) * debian/{control,rules}: Remove (now unneeded) dependency on libgcj-bc. * Remove dependency on libbcprov-java again since ClassNotFoundException is just produced by removed but not purged java security packages. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2. * Merge 1.41+dfsg-10 and 1.41+dfsg-11: - Support PROMPT for user_pw and owner_pw simultaneously. (Closes: #614071)

    2011-01-18 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de> pdftk (1.44-2) experimental; urgency=low * debian/control: - Re-add dependency on libbcprov-java. (Closes: #610394) - Build-depend on gcj-jdk instead of transitional gcj. (Closes: #606906)

    2010-10-30 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de> pdftk (1.44-1) experimental; urgency=low * New upstream version. (Closes: #600791) * debian/NEWS: Add notice about the new *_utf8 operations. * Upstream has DFSG-cleaned the bundled itext-paulo library. - debian/{control,rules}: Switch back to usage of bundled libraries. + This fix a problem with generate_fdf. (Closes: #588074) - Repacking is not needed anymore. Change debian/watch accordingly. * debian/patches/*: Drop all patches that are now applied by upstream or adapts pdftk to itext 2.1.7. * debian/copyright: Add copyright information of the bundled libraries and update copyright years. * debian/patches/customise_build_parameters replaces the old build_with_gcc-4.3 patch. * Update debian/(control,copyright,watch) to new upstream homepage. * Install the now with upstream coming man page and changelog.

    2011-02-19 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de> pdftk (1.41+dfsg-11) unstable; urgency=low * Support PROMPT for user_pw and owner_pw simultaneously. (Closes: #614071) * Backport from 1.43: Support filenames starting with the keywords 'odd', 'even', 'end'. (Closes: #609471)

    2010-12-14 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de> pdftk (1.41+dfsg-10) unstable; urgency=high * Do not create a random owner password if only user password should be set. (Closes: #607018)

    2010-08-08 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de> pdftk (1.41+dfsg-9) unstable; urgency=low * Fix pdf compression support: Uncompressed files can now be compressed. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1.