How to Install and Uninstall a2ps Package on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)

Last updated: April 23,2024

1. Install "a2ps" package

This tutorial shows how to install a2ps on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)

$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install a2ps

2. Uninstall "a2ps" package

Please follow the guidelines below to uninstall a2ps on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):

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

3. Information about the a2ps package on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)

Package: a2ps
Architecture: amd64
Version: 1:4.14-3
Priority: optional
Section: universe/text
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: Debian QA Group
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: GNU a2ps - 'Anything to PostScript' converter and pretty-printer
Description-md5: 732bd45324c6fce1aa914b7b0167c68a