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I am using Trisquel GNU/Linux version 7.0 (belenos), based on Ubuntu LTS.

Earlier I had used Master PDF Editor on Ubuntu, but it is proprietary software. And now on Trisquel GNU/Linux, I’m looking for free software.

I've found PDFedit (on Free Software Directory & on SourceForge) and tried it but it is working too slow (sometime hangs and also looking outdated! (not active)).

Is there any Free/Libre or Open Source PDF editing software which I can use on GNU/Linux (works like Master PDF Editor or say alternative to it)?

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You may try to use LibreOffice to convert first the PDF into an ODT file that is of course editable.

If the PDF has not a very sophisticated format the conversion is pretty good.

LibreOffice Draw PDF form edition

Free, open source.

Warning: The fonts may look different from the original, and capitalization is often off.

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Obviously, there are not that many open source options for PDF editing. However, you might try vector graphics editor Inkscape - free, open source and multi-platform (including GNU/Linux). However, AFAIK, it doesn't directly support editing existing multi-page PDF documents (seems that it works with single page). Having said that, if you're creating a PDF document from scratch, there is an open source Inkscape plug-in (http://sourceforge.net/projects/inkscape-pages) that enables multi-page support and PDF export.

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