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I've been given a form to fill out as a PDF. It is not a fillable PDF, it's just a file that I'm expected to print out, fill in by hand, and scan back in. Is there something available in the software center that will let me type text on top of a PDF?

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Try Inkscape. –  Martin Schröder Nov 21 '12 at 9:33
    
See askubuntu.com/q/16652/62688 –  Martin Schröder Nov 21 '12 at 9:35

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Some time ago I spent lots of time trying them all and see which one was best for my need and easy fast to learn.

I strongly advise you to try PDF-XChange Viewer over wine, it runs smoothly and will probably do all you need. Here are some tips.

A review of other PDF editors, XChange included

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http://www.wikihow.com/Edit-PDF-Files-in-Linux-Using-GIMP

requires both GIMP and Krita but it does work

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Lots of resources on the web recommend pdfedit but that's not available in the latest ubuntu. xournal works perfectly for this.

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