PosteRazor cuts a raster image into pieces which can afterwards be printed out and assembled to a poster. As input, the PosteRazor takes a raster image. The resulting poster is saved as a multipage PDF document. An easy to use, wizard like user interface guides through 5 steps.

It is a nice utility with lot of features and easy to use. it having a great file format support. 

Supported Formats

BMP, DDS, Dr. Halo, GIF, ICO, IFF, JBIG, JPEG/JIF, KOALA, LBM, Kodak PhotoCD, PCX, PBM, PGM, PNG, PPM, PhotoShop PSD, Sun RAS, TARGA, TIFF, WBMP, XBM, XPM

Image Types

Monochrome, Grayscale, 4 Bit palette, 8 Bit palette, 24 Bit RGB, 48 Bit RGB (only via TIFF and PNG), 32 Bit CMYK (only via TIFF) 
Dimension Unitsm, mm, cm, inch, ft, pt(72th inch)

It supports the following page Lay outs

DIN A4, DIN A3, Legal, Letter, Tabloid

Output Format

PDF

How to Install PosteRazor in ubuntu/debian Linux

open a terminal  and type
$ sudo apt-get install posterazor

or use Synaptic Package Manager for Installation.

from here

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