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{{Entry
 
{{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.
|Homepage URL=http://gnu.org/software/ghostscript
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/
|User level=none
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|Is High Priority Project=No
|Computer languages=C
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.sv.gnu.org/ghostscript.git
|Documentation note=User and Developer documentation is available from http://www.ghostscript.com/doc/current/
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|Documentation note=https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/intro.html
|Related projects=a2ps,apsfilter,Enscript,fontutils,Ghostview,Gimp-print,hp2xx,Lahelper,Ted,Tipograf
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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
 
|Keywords=graphics,pdf,PostScript,printing,ghostscript,Ghostview,GNU ghostscript
 
|Keywords=graphics,pdf,PostScript,printing,ghostscript,Ghostview,GNU ghostscript
|Version identifier=8.71.1
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|Version identifier=9.14.1
|Version date=2010-09-09
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|Version date=2016/11/06
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-8.71.1.tar.bz2
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-9.14.1.tar.xz
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review by=Bendikker
|Last review date=2010-09-20
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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
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|User level=intermediate
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
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|OpenPGP signature=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-9.14.1.tar.xz.sig
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|Test entry=No
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=ghostscript
 
|GNU package identifier=ghostscript
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|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
 
|License verified date=2010-09-09
 
|License verified date=2010-09-09
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
|License=GPLv2
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|License=AGPLv3orlater
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
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|License verified by=Genium
|License verified date=2010-09-09
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|License verified date=2017/01/17
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}}
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{{Project license
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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)
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=Other
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|License copyright=1: Adobe Systems Incorporated 2: UNICODE, INC.
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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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{{Person
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Real name=Peter Deutsch
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|Real name=José E. Marchesi
|Role=Contributor
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=jemarch@gnu.org
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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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{{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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{{Person
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{{Resource
|Real name=Russell Lang
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Role=Contributor
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|Resource URL=https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/
 
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{{Person
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{{Resource
|Real name=Thomas Merz
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Role=Contributor
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-ghostscript/
 
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{{Person
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{{Resource
|Real name=Tim Theisen
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Role=Contributor
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
|Email=ghostview@cs.wisc.edu
 
 
}}
 
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{{Person
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{{Resource
|Real name=and many others
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|Resource kind=Download
|Role=Contributor
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|Resource URL=https://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/
 
}}
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking,Developer
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|Resource kind=Download
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/
|Resource URL=mailto:bug-ghostscript@gnu.org
 
 
}}
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Support
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|Resource kind=General
|Resource kind=Newsgroup
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/people/
|Resource URL=gnu.ghostscript.bug
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line, console, library
 
|Interface=command-line, console, library
 
|Printing=postscript
 
|Printing=postscript
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=GNU/Linux, GNU/Hurd
 
|Use=printing
 
|Use=printing
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|Works-with-format=pdf
 
}}
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
|Prerequisite description=zlib
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|Prerequisite description=[[zlib]]
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
|Prerequisite description=libjpeg
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|Prerequisite description=[[libjpeg]]
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
|Prerequisite description=libpng
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|Prerequisite description=[[libpng]]
 
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Latest revision as of 15:38, 4 December 2020


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.





Details

Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

17 January 2017

Notes

The font files (in Resource/Font)

License

Other

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

17 January 2017

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

17 January 2017




Leaders and contributors

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


Resources and communication

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


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitelibjpeg
Weak prerequisitelibpng
Weak prerequisitezlib

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