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  • Steps to install PDFtk on CentOS servers

    Download the pdftk rpm using the following url:

    Code:
    https://www.pdflabs.com/tools/pdftk-the-pdf-toolkit/pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64.rpm
    Code:
    [root@u20859162 src]# wget https://www.pdflabs.com/tools/pdftk-the-pdf-toolkit/pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64.rpm
    --2018-02-25 19:09:40--  https://www.pdflabs.com/tools/pdftk-the-pdf-toolkit/pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64.rpm
    Resolving www.pdflabs.com (www.pdflabs.com)... 23.253.106.249
    Connecting to www.pdflabs.com (www.pdflabs.com)|23.253.106.249|:443... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 1025720 (1002K) [application/x-redhat-package-manager]
    Saving to: ‘pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64.rpm’
    
    100%[===============================================================================================================================>] 1,025,720   3.49MB/s   in 0.3s  
    
    2018-02-25 19:09:41 (3.49 MB/s) - ‘pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64.rpm’ saved [1025720/1025720]
    You can installed it using below command:

    Code:
    rpm -ivh pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64.rpm
    Code:
    [root@u20859162 src]# rpm -ivh pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64.rpm
    error: Failed dependencies:
            libgcj is needed by pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64
            libgcj.so.7rh()(64bit) is needed by pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64
    However, while installing if you get libgcj package error.

    Then, follow below steps to install libgcj from EL5 repository.


    You will need to create a repo file /etc/yum.repos.d/public-yum-el5.repo with the following contents :

    Code:
    [el5_latest]
    name=Oracle Linux $releasever Latest ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL5/latest/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=1
    
    [el5_ga_base]
    name=Oracle Linux $releasever GA installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/EnterpriseLinux/EL5/0/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [el5_u1_base]
    name=Enterprise Linux $releasever Update 1 installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/EnterpriseLinux/EL5/1/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [el5_u2_base]
    name=Enterprise Linux $releasever Update 2 installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/EnterpriseLinux/EL5/2/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [el5_u3_base]
    name=Enterprise Linux $releasever Update 3 installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/EnterpriseLinux/EL5/3/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [el5_u4_base]
    name=Enterprise Linux $releasever Update 4 installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/EnterpriseLinux/EL5/4/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [el5_u5_base]
    name=Enterprise Linux $releasever Update 5 installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/EnterpriseLinux/EL5/5/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [ol5_u5_base]
    name=Oracle Linux $releasever Update 5 installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL5/5/base/x86_64/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [ol5_u6_base]
    name=Oracle Linux $releasever Update 6 installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL5/6/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [ol5_u7_base]
    name=Oracle Linux $releasever Update 7 installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL5/7/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [ol5_u8_base]
    name=Oracle Linux $releasever Update 8 installation media copy ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL5/8/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [el5_addons]
    name=Enterprise Linux $releasever Add ons ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/EnterpriseLinux/EL5/addons/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [el5_oracle_addons]
    name=Oracle Software addons for Enterprise Linux $releasever ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/EnterpriseLinux/EL5/oracle_addons/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [ol5_UEK_latest]
    name=Latest Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Oracle Linux $releasever ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL5/UEK/latest/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [ol5_UEK_base]
    name=Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Oracle Linux $releasever ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL5/UEK/base/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    
    [el5_unsupported]
    name=Productivity Applications for Enterprise Linux $releasever ($basearch)
    baseurl=http://public-yum.oracle.com/repo/EnterpriseLinux/EL5/unsupported/$basearch/
    gpgkey=http://public-yum.oracle.com/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle-el5
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=0
    and then you can install it using yum:

    Code:
    yum install libgcj
    Code:
    Dependencies Resolved
    
    =========================================================================================================================================================================
     Package                                         Arch                             Version                                     Repository                            Size
    =========================================================================================================================================================================
    Installing:
     libgcj                                          x86_64                           4.1.2-55.el5                                el5_latest                            18 M
    Installing for dependencies:
     atk                                             x86_64                           2.22.0-3.el7                                base                                 258 k
     gtk-update-icon-cache                           x86_64                           3.22.10-5.el7_4                             updates                               28 k
     gtk2                                            x86_64                           2.24.31-1.el7                               base                                 3.4 M
     hicolor-icon-theme                              noarch                           0.12-7.el7                                  base                                  42 k
     libXcomposite                                   x86_64                           0.4.4-4.1.el7                               base                                  22 k
     libXcursor                                      x86_64                           1.1.14-8.el7                                base                                  30 k
     libXi                                           x86_64                           1.7.9-1.el7                                 base                                  40 k
     libXinerama                                     x86_64                           1.1.3-2.1.el7                               base                                  14 k
     libXrandr                                       x86_64                           1.5.1-2.el7                                 base                                  27 k
     libXtst                                         x86_64                           1.2.3-1.el7                                 base                                  20 k
     libart_lgpl                                     x86_64                           2.3.21-10.el7                               base                                  67 k
    
    Transaction Summary
    =========================================================================================================================================================================
    Install  1 Package (+11 Dependent packages)
    
    Total download size: 22 M
    Installed size: 68 M
    Is this ok [y/d/N]:
    after this, you can easily install the pdftk using rpm:

    Code:
    [root@u20859162 src]# rpm -ivh pdftk-2.02-1.x86_64.rpm
    Preparing...                          ################################# [100%]
    Updating / installing...
       1:pdftk-2.02-1                     ################################# [100%]
    You can veify the pdftk version using the following command from the server:
    Code:
    [root@u20859162 src]# pdftk --version
    
    pdftk 2.02 a Handy Tool for Manipulating PDF Documents
    Copyright (c) 2003-13 Steward and Lee, LLC - Please Visit: www.pdftk.com
    This is free software; see the source code for copying conditions. There is
    NO warranty, not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
    That's it.

  • #2
    Thanks , Great information on how to install PDFtk

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