In this article we are going to learn How to install master PDF editor in Ubuntu 16.04. master PDF editor is a open source free PDF editor application for Linux. It’s a light weight and user friendly application to use. This application is not only a PDF editor but more than that, you can use this application for completely free but for more features you can purchase its pro version. Now let’s have a look at features of master PDF editor:
- It’s an cross platform application available for major operating system i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.
- You can split the PDF files and also can merge multiple PDF files in to a single file.
- Master PDF editor supports Java Script.
- This application can be used to Sign PDF files with digital signature, modify the data, print your documents and so on.
- Add your favourite documents or daily use documents to bookmark.
- You can add background and watermark to your document.
- Master free PDF editor can be used to create forms and can fill the forms.
- Easily add and remove header and footer to your document.
For more features and informations you can visit the official website.
Installing master PDF editor in Ubuntu
First we have to download the Master PDF editor installation package from it’s official website. Just use the below command to download the same.
$ wget https://code-industry.net/public/master-pdf-editor-5.4.38-qt5-all.amd64.deb --2020-01-25 03:29:31-- https://code-industry.net/public/master-pdf-editor-5.4.38-qt5-all.amd64.deb Resolving code-industry.net (code-industry.net)... 184.108.40.206 Connecting to code-industry.net (code-industry.net)|220.127.116.11|:443... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK Length: 26256416 (25M) [application/octet-stream] Saving to: ‘master-pdf-editor-5.4.38-qt5-all.amd64.deb’ master-pdf-editor-5.4.38-qt5-all.amd64.deb 100%[================================================================================================================>] 25.04M 8.51MB/s in 2.9s 2020-01-25 03:29:35 (8.51 MB/s) - ‘master-pdf-editor-5.4.38-qt5-all.amd64.deb’ saved [26256416/26256416]
As you can see below I have already downloaded the Master free PDF editor .deb package. Refer the output below.
$ ls -lrt master-pdf-editor-5.4.38-qt5-all.amd64.deb -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 26256416 Jan 7 17:34 master-pdf-editor-5.4.38-qt5-all.amd64.deb
Before start the installation let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
$ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://us-east-2.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 http://us-east-2.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease Hit:3 http://us-east-2.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease Get:4 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [88.7 kB] Fetched 88.7 kB in 1s (83.8 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
Now we are ready to install the Master PDF editor package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
$ sudo dpkg -i master-pdf-editor-5.4.38-qt5-all.amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package master-pdf-editor. (Reading database ... 195792 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack master-pdf-editor-5.4.38-qt5-all.amd64.deb ... Unpacking master-pdf-editor (5.4.38) ... Setting up master-pdf-editor (5.4.38) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.2) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Now to open the application just type the command masterpdfeditor4 on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
$ masterpdfeditor5 # Open the Application
I had to install a missing package before starting the master pdf editor:
$ sudo apt-get install libsane
You can also open the Master PDF editor application graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
This is how we can install master PDF editor in Ubuntu – a free PDF editor for Linux.