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a2ps package on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)

Current version: 1:4.14-3

How to install or uninstall a2ps on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)?

Last updated on January 15, 2022

1. Install a2ps package.

Please follow the guidelines below to install a2ps package:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install a2ps

2. Uninstall / Remove a2ps package.

Please follow the steps below to uninstall a2ps package:

sudo apt remove a2ps
sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Full information of a2ps package.

Package: a2ps
Architecture: amd64
Version: 1:4.14-3
Priority: optional
Section: universe/text
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: Debian QA Group
Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
Installed-Size: 3623
Depends: file, psutils, libc6 (>= 2.14), libpaper1
Recommends: bzip2, lpr | rlpr | cupsys-client, wdiff
Suggests: emacsen-common, ghostscript, graphicsmagick-imagemagick-compat | imagemagick, groff, gv, html2ps, t1-cyrillic, texlive-base-bin
Filename: pool/universe/a/a2ps/a2ps_4.14-3_amd64.deb
Size: 607326
MD5sum: e7b4c63365fd474e8503b9157e278084
SHA1: 16c508ccff036907e09d544140fba9afc7f84631
SHA256: 302b1ccc80d52eb2feb4116503129bf1998bb2fdb3b5f0076e3b169c813959d6
Description-en: GNU a2ps - 'Anything to PostScript' converter and pretty-printer
GNU a2ps converts files into PostScript for printing or viewing. It uses a
nice default format, usually two pages on each physical page, borders
surrounding pages, headers with useful information (page number, printing
date, file name or supplied header), line numbering, symbol substitution
as well as pretty printing for a wide range of programming languages.
.
Historically, a2ps started as a text to PostScript converter, but thanks
to powerful delegations it is able to let you use it for any kind of files,
ie it can also digest manual pages, dvi files, texinfo, ....
.
Among the other most noticeable features of a2ps are:
- various encodings (all the Latins and others),
- various fonts (automatic font downloading),
- various medias,
- various printer interfaces,
- various output styles,
- various programming languages,
- various helping applications,
- and various spoken languages.
Description-md5: 732bd45324c6fce1aa914b7b0167c68a

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