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How can I highlight PDFs?

In windows, I can use Foxit but on Ubuntu x64, what can I use? Foxit seem to only provide a i386 version

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marked as duplicate by Tom Brossman, fossfreedom Dec 12 '12 at 10:52

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You can use Xournal. Works on my 64bit system.

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Xournal works excellent on my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. – Erel Segal-Halevi Mar 20 '13 at 10:30
It was very basic I suggest not to use it, awful!! – Mohammad Rafiee Jun 1 '13 at 3:57

The KDE default Okular ( supports highlighting, underlining and so on.

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Okular really works well for reviewing and annotating files. – nemo Dec 17 '12 at 1:34

Try They have a nice client with a reader that can annotate, and it's great for organizing your PDFs as well.

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Unfortunately it keeps notes separately from the pdf file. – Alexey Jul 19 '12 at 21:07
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I now use Foxit under Wine

Another related question here

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You can install the 32bit foxit on 64bit ubuntu by running the command sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture <name of the file>.deb in a terminal in the same folder as the .deb file.

In such a way, you will not lose the application you are familiar with and you won't have to endure running it through wine either.

Note: the linux version of Foxit does not support text highlighting!

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