Questions tagged [postscript]

A page description and programming language for electronic publishing developed by Adobe Systems.

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Restore mandb-triggers after unminimizing installation

The Problem I've installed Ubuntu 22.04 with minimized installation, then I "unmimized" it by executing sudo unminimize. However, the man package was not originally present and thus mandb-...
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To move a page in PDF file by pdftk

How do we move page 2 to page 5 (3 pages distance) of a Pdf file by pdftk ?
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CUPS 2.2.7 sending PDF to postscript printer

I have an old Postscript laser printer (Brother HL-1470N) which works fine with an old Linux machine that has CUPS 1.3 on it. Printing from the browser on my new machine Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS doesn't ...
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ps2pdf does not honour Pagesize directive

Postscript 3.0 file requires A3 size: ~/home_shared/project/auto/2020$ head -1 electr.ps %!PS-Adobe-3.0 ~/home_shared/project/auto/2020$ grep -i bound electr.ps %%PageBoundingBox: 0 0 842 1191 % A3 ...
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how can I modify binfmt_misc kernel module to make postscript files system executeable?

I begin all my scripts with %!PS, and I am wondering what I can do to make the scripts system executable. So far i have been runing everything from the ghostscript terminal. I tried making the files ...
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IDE recomendation for postscript

Im learning postscript to use in making vector art with my laser-cutter. I have been straight typing all the code, and began wondering what is out there for PostScript IDE.
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ghostscript in Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

I am experiencing lots of issues with postscript files since I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04. I cannot visualize them with gv, evince, or other similar programs. I cannot parse them into ImageMagick. Here ...
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Converting an encrypted .ps file to a .pdf file

I want to convert my .ps file (which was created from an encrypted .pdf file) back to a .pdf format. Using ps2pdf in ghostscript gives me the following message on my command prompt: This PostScript ...
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postscript printing image misaligned

I'm printing to Lexmark Z2420 using another linux machine because my xubuntu 16.04 laptop cannot install the printer, no driver is available. When I print from the other linux machine the print ...
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Opening a .PS from command line

I want to open a .PS (postscript file) having produced it from a .csh script running a series of GMT commands preferably using ghostview. I am trying: gv plot.ps This however opens ghostview but not ...
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Differences between PostScript printing and printing using manufacturer driver

What are the differences between printing to printers that have support for PostScript and printers for which the manufacturer offers driver packages? To give a concrete example: The Brother HL-...
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Ghostscript output to file with ESC-P sequences

For a project (printing nanofluids with an Epson printer) I want to see the the code that the computer sends to the printer. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and have an Epson Stylus SX600FW printer. Using ...
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Convert PostScript to PDF

I have multiple postscript files that I'd like to convert to PDF using a script. I'm not looking for script assistance, but rather assistance with what program would/could I use to make the conversion ...
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Driver installation issue: Xerox Phaser 6600

The only drivers I was able to find on the Foomatic database are the ones of a different printer (6360DX). I then extracted the PPD drivers from a win 7 driver but the printer config program is not ...
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Error while installing or updating anything

Since I was trying to install Java manually which I couldn't doing I have been having these errors while trying to install or update anything through terminal or update manager. (Reading database ... ...
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Random PostScript File in my home folder

Today I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my machine. I set up some program and different tool. But when I right-click on a file, in 'Open With' line I see an empty cell: When I click on it appears a ...
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Printing footers using enscript

I have a working bash script which converts text files to postscript using enscript 1.6.5.90-2 on Kubuntu 14.04. It does several other things to make the output look better like setting margins, ...
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how do i write EPS and postScript programs? [closed]

I am trying to write EPS scripts. %! 100 100 moveto /Symbol 12 selectfont (p ) show /Times-Roman 12 selectfont (is less than 4) show I suspect that beginning the script with %! is not correct, or ...
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Convert PostScript to PDF using user interface?

I own small printshop and looking forward to work in linux OS. Now im trying Ubuntu 12.04 on my old workstation. But the biggest problem i found i cant convert PostScript files to PDF format using ...
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Printing works from Writer but not Evince/Okular etc. (Filter error)

i recently got a used printer (HP LaserJet 2200dn) that i try to use with Ubuntu 12.10. The thing is, that whatever i try, i cannot print pdf's (neither with Evince nor Okular). Printing from ...
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How do I "print" to a PostScript file from LibreOffice Write?

Using OpenOffice with 10.04 I was able to print to a Postscript file, but I find I can't do this with LibreOffice and 12.04 - print-to-file goes to PDF. I want this feature so that I can use a ...
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Free URW postscript fonts versus TrueType

Ubuntu includes the free commercial URW++ postscript fonts in /usr/share/fonts/type1/gsfonts (from the gsfonts package). I've seen that the full set are also available in TrueType format (including ...
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How I can get Verdana PostScript type1 font?

I need to use Verdana with cp1251 in my project. Where can I get you?
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Unable to print from LibreOffice [closed]

I recently upgraded to Oneiric and am having a strange printing problem. I can print just fine from Evince, Firefox, and presumably all programs that use the standard Gnome printing backend (as ...