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|Name=GNU a2ps
 
|Short description=Any to PostScript filter
 
|Short description=Any to PostScript filter
 
|Full description=Program started as a text to PostScript converter, with pretty printing and all the expected features of this kind of program, but it can now handle other file types (PostScript, Texinfo, DVI, web-authoring, PDF, etc.) provided you have the necessary tools. While highly configurable, everything was designed so that even a novice can do complicated PostScript manipulations. For instance, the program can delegate the processing of some files to other filters (such as groff, texi2dvi, dvips, gzip,etc.) which allows a uniform treatment (n-up, page selection, duples, etc.) of heterogeneous files It also includes support for a wide range of programming languages, encodings (ISO Latins, Cyrillic, etc.), medias, and Native Language Support (NLS).
 
|Full description=Program started as a text to PostScript converter, with pretty printing and all the expected features of this kind of program, but it can now handle other file types (PostScript, Texinfo, DVI, web-authoring, PDF, etc.) provided you have the necessary tools. While highly configurable, everything was designed so that even a novice can do complicated PostScript manipulations. For instance, the program can delegate the processing of some files to other filters (such as groff, texi2dvi, dvips, gzip,etc.) which allows a uniform treatment (n-up, page selection, duples, etc.) of heterogeneous files It also includes support for a wide range of programming languages, encodings (ISO Latins, Cyrillic, etc.), medias, and Native Language Support (NLS).
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/a2ps/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
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|Is High Priority Project=No
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|Component programs=card,fixnt,fixps,pdiff,psmandup,psset,Ogonkify
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/a2ps.git
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|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
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|Related projects=GNU_trueprint,Ghostview,PPR,Enscript,GNU_ghostscript
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|Keywords=text,filter,graphics,PostScript,printing,texinfo,DVI
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|Version identifier=4.14
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|Version date=2007/12/29
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/a2ps/a2ps-4.14.tar.gz
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|Test entry=No
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|Last review by=Bendikker
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|Last review date=2018/05/07
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Submitted date=2018/05/07
|Version identifier=4.13b
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|Is GNU=Yes
|Version date=2000-03-08
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|GNU package identifier=a2ps
|Version status=stable
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}}
|Version download=ftp://ftp.enst.fr/pub/unix/a2ps/a2ps-4.13b.tar.gz
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{{Project license
|License verified date=2001-01-31
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|License=GPL-2.0-or-later
|Version comment=4.13b stable released 2000-03-08
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|License verified by=Deborah Nicholson
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|License verified date=2008-01-25
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv3orlater
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|License verified by=Deborah Nicholson
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|License verified date=2008-01-25
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=David Seifert
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=soap@gentoo.org
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Masayuki Hatta
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|Role=Contributor
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|Email=mhatta@grad.e.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Chuck Robey
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|Role=Contributor
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|Email=chuckr@mat.net
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Dirk Eddelbuettel
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|Role=Contributor
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|Email=edd@debian.org
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Juliusz Chroboczek
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|Role=Contributor
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|Email=jch@pps.jussieu.fr
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Paolo Matos
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|Role=Contributor
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|Email=psjm@students.fct.unl.pt
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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/a2ps
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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/a2ps
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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/a2ps.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/a2ps
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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-a2ps
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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/a2ps-patches
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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/a2ps
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=General
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|Resource URL=https://translationproject.org/domain/a2ps.html
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|Printing=postscript
{{Project license
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|Programming-language=C, shell
|License=GPLv2orlater
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|Use=printing
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-01-31
 
 
}}
 
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|Prerequisite description=makeinfo
 
|Prerequisite description=makeinfo
 
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GNU a2ps

https://www.gnu.org/software/a2ps/
Any to PostScript filter

Program started as a text to PostScript converter, with pretty printing and all the expected features of this kind of program, but it can now handle other file types (PostScript, Texinfo, DVI, web-authoring, PDF, etc.) provided you have the necessary tools. While highly configurable, everything was designed so that even a novice can do complicated PostScript manipulations. For instance, the program can delegate the processing of some files to other filters (such as groff, texi2dvi, dvips, gzip,etc.) which allows a uniform treatment (n-up, page selection, duples, etc.) of heterogeneous files It also includes support for a wide range of programming languages, encodings (ISO Latins, Cyrillic, etc.), medias, and Native Language Support (NLS).

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Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Deborah Nicholson

Verified on

25 January 2008

Verified by

Deborah Nicholson

Verified on

25 January 2008




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Chuck Robey Contributor
Dirk Eddelbuettel Contributor
Juliusz Chroboczek Contributor
Paolo Matos Contributor
David Seifert Maintainer
Masayuki Hatta Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/a2ps
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/a2ps-patches
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/a2ps
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/a2ps
Generalhttps://translationproject.org/domain/a2ps.html
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/a2ps.git
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/a2ps
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-a2ps


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usePSUtils (psnup
Weak prerequisitedvips
Weak prerequisiteImageMagick
Required to usepsselect
Weak prerequisitemakeinfo
Weak prerequisitebzip2
Required to useetc.)
Weak prerequisiteacroread
Weak prerequisitegzip
Weak prerequisitegroff
Weak prerequisiteGhostscript
Weak prerequisiteLaTeX
Weak prerequisiteGV

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 May 2018.



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