How To Install impose+ on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install impose+ on Debian 10. impose+ is Postscript utilities for two-up printing, bbox, etc

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install impose+ on Debian 10.

What is impose+

A set of utilities for manipulating DSC compliant postscript. The following programs are included: . impose: A preprocessor to pstops for creating 2-up printouts. It tries to remove white space from the printout by probing the original postscript for the printed area’s bounding box. This makes the output more esthetic than a simplistic layout of non-cropped original pages. . bboxx: Extracts the bounding boxes of a postscript file, with the option of entering the bounding box into the file. This program uses the ghostscript bbox device. . fixtd: Sets options in a Postscript file asking the printer to turn on tumbling or duplex printing. . psbl: Rearranges pages in a file to create booklets.

There are three ways to install impose+ on Debian 10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install impose+ Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install impose+ using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install impose+

Install impose+ Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install impose+ using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install impose+

Install impose+ Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Debian. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install impose+ using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install impose+

How To Uninstall impose+ on Debian 10

To uninstall only the impose+ package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove impose+

Uninstall impose+ And Its Dependencies

To uninstall impose+ and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove impose+

Remove impose+ Configurations and Data

To remove impose+ configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge impose+

Remove impose+ configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove impose+ configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge impose+

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install impose+ on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.