How to annotate a PDF on Linux, Ubuntu?
Do you want to add your signature in Linux, Ubuntu, just like in Preview on MacOS?
You can do so easily with the Xournal tool, and Google Drawings.
Create the signature as a SVG
Open Google Drive
Click New (maybe you need to click More) and Google Drawings
Click the line with 2 dots next to the Arrow and select Scribble
Create your signature and click File and Download as
If we use
.svg, then the signature won’t loose quality when scaling. Feel free to use
Install Xournal for Linux
To add the signature we just created, to a
apt-get install xournal
Open Xournal and select File menu -> Annotate PDF and choose your
- Click Tools menu -> Image
- Or click the Image, (icon of a person)
- Select File menu -> Export to PDF
This is based on this stackexchange answer