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|Name=GNU Ghostscript
 
|Name=GNU Ghostscript
 
|Short description=PostScript and PDF interpreter
 
|Short description=PostScript and PDF interpreter
|Full description='''Ghostscript''' is an interpreter for the PostScript language and the PDF file format. It also includes a C library that implements the graphics capabilities of the PostScript language. It supports a wide variety of output file formats and printers.
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|Full description='''Ghostscript''' is an interpreter for the PostScript language and the PDF file format. It also includes a C library that implements the graphics capabilities of the PostScript language. It supports a wide variety of output file formats and printers.
 
 
This package is the GNU version of the [[GPL Ghostscript|Artifex Ghostscript]].
 
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/
 
|User level=intermediate
 
|User level=intermediate
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.sv.gnu.org/ghostscript.git
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.sv.gnu.org/ghostscript.git
|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/intro.html
|Documentation note=An introduction to GNU Ghostscript is available at: https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/intro.html
 
 
 
A graphical user interface to the Ghostscript interpreter is provided by the [[GNU GV]] package.
 
 
|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
 
|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
 
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
 
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
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|Version date=2016/11/06
 
|Version date=2016/11/06
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-9.14.0.tar.xz
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-9.14.1.tar.xz
 
|Test entry=No
 
|Test entry=No
 
|Last review by=Bendikker
 
|Last review by=Bendikker
|Last review date=2018/04/13
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|Last review date=2018/05/01
|Submitted by=David Hedlund
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Submitted date=2011/04/12
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=ghostscript
 
|GNU package identifier=ghostscript
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|License verified by=Genium
 
|License verified by=Genium
 
|License verified date=2017/01/17
 
|License verified date=2017/01/17
|License note=GNU Ghostscript, see http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/tree/COPYING
 
 
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{{Project license
 
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|License verified by=Genium
 
|License verified by=Genium
 
|License verified date=2017/01/17
 
|License verified date=2017/01/17
|License note=http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/tree/LICENSE.Unicode
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|License note=https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/tree/LICENSE.Unicode
 
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{{Person
 
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|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Email=jemarch@gnu.org
 
|Email=jemarch@gnu.org
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{{Person
 
|Real name=Artifex Software Inc.
 
|Role=Original source code comes from [[GPL Ghostscript]] released by Artifex Software Inc.
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking,Developer
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|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ghostscript
|Resource URL=mailto:bug-ghostscript@gnu.org
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Support
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource kind=Newsgroup
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|Resource URL=https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git
|Resource URL=news:gnu.ghostscript.bug
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-ghostscript
|Resource URL=http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=User
 
 
|Resource kind=Download
 
|Resource kind=Download
|Resource URL=http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/ghostscript/
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
 
|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ghostscript
 
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Guix
 
|Resource kind=Homepage
 
|Resource URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/g.html
 
 
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Revision as of 11:06, 1 May 2018

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GNU Ghostscript

https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/
PostScript and PDF interpreter.

Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and the PDF file format. It also includes a C library that implements the graphics capabilities of the PostScript language. It supports a wide variety of output file formats and printers.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/intro.html

Selection from the FSF shop

Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman

Introduction to the Command Line



Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement



If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org


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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Didier Link Maintainer
José E. Marchesi Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ghostscript
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Downloadhttps://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ghostscript/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-ghostscript/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/


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