Qoppa PDF Studio

Hi, being new, I would like to know how I can install my pdf editing program Qoppa PDF Studio on EOS Plasma. Is this possible via Konsole? Thank you


Is this what you where after it is available from the AUR
yay -S pdfstudio-bin


Hi thanks for replying to me. But does this command alone โ€œyay -S pdfstudio-binโ€ install the entire program via Konsole? From some comments I read that you also need Java to make it work wellโ€ฆ

Umm, try it and if it donโ€™t work then ask


Hi I installed the program as suggested via Konsole. He actually installed Java in the recommended version and of course also PDF Studio. However, although the PDF Studio icon is present in the menu, it does not open anything. What could have happened? Thank you

Welcome @Camulodunum , did you reboot after install the new software? If so, try running from the terminal and post the results if error.


For a little clarity:

You donโ€™t need to reboot after you install software all the time. But, in this instance, you installed Java. This software/runtime sometimes requires a reboot to work correctly.



Hi thanks for replying to me. However, restarting the PC did not solve the problem. I think itโ€™s determined by Java though

Can anybody help me? Thank you

Find the programโ€™s desktop file, probably in /usr/share/applications (but not guaranteed, there are other locations), in terminal:

cat /usr/share/applications/<NAME HERE>.desktop

Look for the exec line e.g.

cat welcome.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Comment=EndeavourOS Welcome launcher
Comment[fi]=EndeavourOS:n Welcome-ohjelman kรคynnistin
Comment[sk]=Spรบลกลฅaฤ privรญtania v systรฉme EndeavourOS
# for autostart:
#Exec=eos-welcome --startdelay=3
# for desktop launcher:
Exec=eos-welcome --once
# StartupNotify=false
# Terminal=False

The exec line is Exec=eos-welcome --once

in a terminal copy/paste or type the bit after the โ€˜=โ€™ sign

eos-welcome --once

Obviously use the qoppa command, report back errors.

Use something better than this ๐–†๐–‡๐–˜๐–”๐–‘๐–š๐–™๐–Š๐–‘๐–ž ๐–•๐–—๐–”๐–•๐–—๐–Ž๐–Š๐–™๐–†๐–—๐–ž Qrapp :poop: Studio.

PDFtk is excellent.

If you want a GUI, see here:

EDIT2: nevermind about the dependencies.

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That is quite a few, if I saw this when I went to install anything Iโ€™d be looking for an alternative

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As a rule, I donโ€™t use AUR packages that require dependencies from the AUR, itโ€™s a total mess. But thankfully, itโ€™s usually proprietary rubbish I wouldnโ€™t use anyway, so Iโ€™m not missing outโ€ฆ

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Yes the only reason I would do this would be if I couldnโ€™t find an alternative elsewhere but since this a PDF editor there are many other options which are far far less likely to have issues or cause issues when updating.

Sorry, I read that wrong, there is only one dependency: java-runtime, it can come from the repos, the rest of the mess is just alternatives.

The point about it being ๐–†๐–‡๐–˜๐–”๐–‘๐–š๐–™๐–Š๐–‘๐–ž ๐–•๐–—๐–”๐–•๐–—๐–Ž๐–Š๐–™๐–†๐–—๐–ž rubbish still holds.

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Iโ€™m viewing this on a mobile and all I could make out was a heap of packages from the AUR as dependants. Glad you cleared that up. I would still look at other alternatives though. I think from memory the arch wiki has a section on pdf editing

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Which I linked above. :rofl:


Thatโ€™s probably where I saw it :sweat_smile:

It does not work. Thanks anyway

Hi, those you proposed rotate, remove pages, do a lot of carols but donโ€™t edit at all. The only ones in the Linux world that do something more are Pdf studio and Master Pdfโ€ฆ