pdfchain - graphical user interface for the PDF Tool Kit

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name pdfchain
Package version
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 828 B
Download size 229.80 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
The package includes features designed to handle PDF files in a easy
way. Basically it can merge, split, add backgrounds or stamps and add
attachments. There are some tools for extended needs, too.
The GUI is written in GTKmm, a C++ library for GTK+.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pdfchain_0.4.4.2-1_amd64.deb amd64 Ubuntu Universe
pdfchain - - -


Name Value
libatkmm-1.6-1v5 >= 2.24.0
libc6 >= 2.4
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libglibmm-2.4-1v5 >= 2.50.0
libgtkmm-3.0-1v5 >= 3.22.0
libsigc++-2.0-0v5 >= 2.8.0
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
pdftk >= 2.0~


Type URL
Binary Package pdfchain_0.4.4.2-1_i386.deb
Source Package pdfchain

Install Howto

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




2016-12-31 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@debian.org>
pdfchain (1: unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8
- remove debian/menu.
* debian/copyright: Update years and fix format.
* Add patch to fix spelling/grammar mistakes found by lintian.
* debian/watch: Detect x.y.z releases properly.
* debian/rules: Use hardening=+all.
* debian/control: Use https:// links for Vcs-* and Homepage fields.
2014-06-21 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@debian.org>
pdfchain (1:0.4.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
* Depend on pdftk >= 2.00.
* debian/control: Vcs-Git shortened and Vcs-Browser fixed.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5.
* debian/copyright: Update years
* Update fix_desktop_file patch.
2013-07-01 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@debian.org>
pdfchain (1:0.4.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* Depend on pdftk >= 1.45.
* Switch to debhelper compat v9.
* debian/copyright: Update years and authors. Drop obsolete entries.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
* Use anonscm.debian.org for VCS-* fields.
* Drop no longer necessary fix_build_system and fix_concatenate_bug patch
and update fix_desktop_file patch and let it add keywords.
* Do not install unneeded/empty documentation files.
* debian/control: drop DM-Upload-Allowed flag.
2012-12-16 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@debian.org>
pdfchain (1:0.3.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Use correct pdftk call for concatenating pdf files in all cases.
(Closes: #696079)
* debian/control: Change my e-mail address.
2011-12-27 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de>
pdfchain (1:0.3.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version with new version numbering scheme
- Increase epoch.
- Adapt debian/watch.
* Support dpkg-buildflags.
* Depend on pdftk >= 1.44.
* Build-depend on libgtkmm-3.0-dev.
* Switch to debhelper compat v8.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2.
* Drop no longer necessary do_not_restrict_to_ascii patch and update
fix_build_system and fix_desktop_file patch.
* Update debian/copyright to latest DEP5 format.
2009-11-24 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de>
pdfchain (0.123-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Allow calling pdftk with non-ascii characters.
* Depend on at least pdftk-1.41+dfsg for non-ascii support.
* Add VCS fields to debian/control.
* Convert package to the 3.0 (quilt) source format.
- add debian/source/format
- remove debian/README.source
- debian/control: remove quilt from Build-Depends
- debian/rules: do not use quilt dh add-on anymore
2009-08-18 - Johann Felix Soden <johfel@gmx.de>
pdfchain (0.123-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #539866)

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