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{{Entry
|Name=GNU ghostscript
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|Name=GNU Ghostscript
|Short description=Interpreter for the Postscript and PDF graphics languages
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|Short description=PostScript and PDF interpreter.
|Full description=An interpreter for the Postscript language and the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), a set of C procedures (the Ghostscript lib) that implements the graphics capabilities that appear as primitive operations in the Postscript language and in PDF, and a set of utility programs that include the ability to convert PostScript to PDF. Currently it supports PostScript level 3 and PDF versions 1.0 through 1.6.
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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.
|User level=none
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/
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|Is High Priority Project=No
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.sv.gnu.org/ghostscript.git
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|Documentation note=https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/intro.html
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'''Selection from the [https://shop.fsf.org/ FSF shop]'''
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books/free-freedom-20-richard-stallman Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman]
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books-docs/introduction-command-line Introduction to the Command Line]
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'''[https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement]'''
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If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
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|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
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|Related projects=gnustandards,a2ps,apsfilter,Enscript,fontutils,gv,Gimp-print,hp2xx,Lahelper,Ted,Tipograf
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|Keywords=graphics,pdf,PostScript,printing,ghostscript,Ghostview,GNU ghostscript
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|Version identifier=9.14.1
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|Version date=2016/11/06
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-9.14.1.tar.xz
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|Last review by=Bendikker
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|Last review date=2019/01/18
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Submitted date=2011/04/01
|Version identifier=8.55
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|User level=intermediate
|Version date=2006-11-30
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
|Version status=stable
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-8.55.tar.bz2
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|OpenPGP signature=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-9.14.1.tar.xz.sig
|License verified date=2001-01-31
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|Test entry=No
|Version comment=8.55 stable released on 2006-11-30
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|GNU package identifier=ghostscript
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|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
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|License verified date=2010-09-09
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=AGPLv3orlater
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2017/01/17
 
}}
 
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{{Software category
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{{Project license
|Interface=command-line,console,library
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|License=AGPLv3 with exception
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2017/01/17
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|License note=The font files (in Resource/Font)
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
|License=GPLv2
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|License=Other
|License verified by=Janet Casey
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|License copyright=1: Adobe Systems Incorporated 2: UNICODE, INC.
|License verified date=2001-01-31
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2017/01/17
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|License note=1: The CMap files (in Resource/CMap) 2: https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/tree/LICENSE.Unicode
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Didier Link
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=didier@famille-link.fr
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=José E. Marchesi
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=jemarch@gnu.org
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ghostscript
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ghostscript/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-ghostscript/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=https://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=General
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/people/
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}}
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{{Software category
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|Interface=command-line, console, library
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|Printing=postscript
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=GNU/Linux, GNU/Hurd
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|Use=printing
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|Works-with-format=pdf
 
}}
 
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|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
|Prerequisite description=zlib
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|Prerequisite description=[[zlib]]
 
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|Prerequisite description=[[libjpeg]]
 
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Latest revision as of 12:09, 18 January 2019

Overview

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


Related Projects






Details

Licensing

License

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Notes

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Genium

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17 January 2017

Notes

The font files (in Resource/Font)

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Genium

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License

Other

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Genium

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17 January 2017




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/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitezlib
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