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I have version 8 of Ghostscript on my Ubuntu 10.04 server.

What is the easiest way to install version 9? Source install? PPA? Something else?

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If you are using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to upgrade to ghostscript 9.15 or more, follow this answer: – anderstood Sep 18 '15 at 20:19
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ghostscript is not found under Ubuntu Software Center

So, either install it from there or you can just update your current version to latest one:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ghostscript

If that doesn't work download one of the following:


sudo dpkg -i /path-to-downloadedpackage.deb
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That just install version 8 of gs, which I already have. – croceldon Oct 13 '12 at 12:22
please check the updated answer – user61928 Oct 13 '12 at 12:33
links are dead... – n3rd Apr 11 '15 at 22:14
@n3rd You can download the .deb file here. – Meteor Jun 12 '15 at 8:10

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