evince - Document (PostScript, PDF) viewer

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main amd64
Package filename evince_3.28.4-0ubuntu1.2_amd64.deb
Package name evince
Package version 3.28.4
Package release 0ubuntu1.2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category gnome
Homepage https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evince
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 250.47 KB
Installed size 819.00 KB
Evince is a simple multi-page document viewer.  It can display and print
PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), DjVu, DVI, Portable
Document Format (PDF) and XML Paper Specification (XPS) files.
When supported by the document, it also allows searching for text,
copying text to the clipboard, hypertext navigation, and
table-of-contents bookmarks.


Package Version Architecture Repository
evince_3.28.4-0ubuntu1.2_i386.deb 3.28.4 i386 Ubuntu Updates Main
evince_3.28.2-1_i386.deb 3.28.2 i386 Ubuntu Main
evince_3.28.2-1_amd64.deb 3.28.2 amd64 Ubuntu Main
evince - - -


Name Value
dconf-gsettings-backend -
evince-common >= 3.28
evince-common << 3.29
gsettings-backend -
gsettings-desktop-schemas -
libatk1.0-0 >= 1.12.4
libc6 >= 2.4
libcairo-gobject2 >= 1.10.0
libcairo2 >= 1.14.0
libevdocument3-4 = 3.28.4-0ubuntu1.2
libevview3-3 = 3.28.4-0ubuntu1.2
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.22.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.41.2
libgnome-desktop-3-17 >= 3.17.92
libgtk-3-0 >= 3.21.6
libnautilus-extension1a >= 3.21.92-3~
libpango-1.0-0 >= 1.37.5
libpangocairo-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0
libsecret-1-0 >= 0.7
shared-mime-info -


Name Value
djvu-viewer -
pdf-viewer -
postscript-viewer -


Name Value
apparmor-profiles-extra << 1.7~
evince-common << 3.20.0-2~
evince-gtk << 3.14.1-3~


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package evince_3.28.4-0ubuntu1.2_amd64.deb
Source Package evince

Install Howto

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




2019-06-18 - Jamie Strandboge <jamie@ubuntu.com>
evince (3.28.4-0ubuntu1.2) bionic-security; urgency=medium
* apparmor-profile: apply hardening from Ubuntu 18.10
- add preamble for expectations of the profile
- evince{-previewer}: restrict access to DBus system bus (we allow full
access to session, translation and accessibility buses for compatibility)
+ allow Get* to anything polkit allows
+ allow talking to avahi (for printing)
+ allow talking to colord (for printing)
- make the thumbnailer more restrictive (LP: #1794848) (Closes: #909849)
+ remove evince abstraction and use only what is needed from it
+ limit access to DBus session bus
+ generally disallow writes
+ allow reads for non-hidden files
* debian/apparmor-profile.abstraction: apply hardening from Ubuntu 18.10
- disallow access to the dirs of private files (LP: #1788929)
* debian/apparmor-profile: allow /bin/env ixr
2019-04-25 - Leonidas S. Barbosa <leo.barbosa@canonical.com>
evince (3.28.4-0ubuntu1.1) bionic-security; urgency=medium
* SECURITY UPDATE: Uninitialized memory use
- debian/patches/CVE-2019-11459.patch: handle failure
from TIFFREADGBAImageOriented, returning NULL instead
of displaying uninitialized memory in backend/tiff/tiff-document.c.
- CVE-2019-11459
2018-10-15 - Didier Roche <didrocks@ubuntu.com>
evince (3.28.4-0ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (LP: #1790609)
* debian/rules:
- add --enable-ps to keep ghostscript file visionning disabled upstream,
(as in current bionic and cosmic)
2018-04-10 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@debian.org>
evince (3.28.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
2018-03-17 - Tim Lunn <tim@feathertop.org>
evince (3.28.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
2018-03-10 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@debian.org>
evince (3.27.92-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release candidate
* Update install files for moved AppStream metadata
* Release to unstable
2018-02-21 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@debian.org>
evince (3.27.91-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream development release
* Bump minimum libarchive-dev to 3.2.0
* Update install files for moved AppStream metadata
* debian/libevdocument3-4.symbols: Add new symbols
2018-01-24 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@debian.org>
evince (3.26.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update Vcs fields for migration to https://salsa.debian.org/
* Bump debhelper compat to 11
* Drop obsolete patches (Closes: #876993, #886937)
- traditional_menu_bar.patch
- unity_normal_titlebar.patch
2017-12-13 - Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@debian.org>
evince (3.26.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Michael Biebl ]
* Drop obsolete evince-gtk transitional package.
[ Simon McVittie ]
* Replace gir1.2-evince-3.0 Provides on gir1.2-evince-document-3.0 and
gir1.2-evince-view-3.0 (which nothing actually seems to depend on)
with gir1.2-evincedocument-3.0 and gir1.2-evinceview-3.0
(which correspond to the included typelibs). Note that there is no
[ Jeremy Bicha ]
* Update Vcs fields for conversion to git
* Add debian/gbp.conf
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.2
2017-10-04 - Laurent Bigonville <bigon@debian.org>
evince (3.26.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* debian/control.in: Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.1 (no further changes)

See Also

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evolution-data-server-dev_3.28.5-0ubuntu0.18.04.2_amd64.deb Development files for evolution-data-server (metapackage)
evolution-data-server-doc_3.28.5-0ubuntu0.18.04.2_all.deb Documentation files for the Evolution Data Server libraries
evolution-data-server_3.28.5-0ubuntu0.18.04.2_amd64.deb evolution database backend server
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