How To Install texi2dvi4a2ps on Ubuntu 22.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install texi2dvi4a2ps on Ubuntu 22.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update texi2dvi4a2ps.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install a2ps

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is texi2dvi4a2ps and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 22.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 22.04 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install texi2dvi4a2ps on Ubuntu 22.04. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install texi2dvi4a2ps using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install texi2dvi4a2ps using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install a2ps

Install texi2dvi4a2ps using apt

Because texi2dvi4a2ps is available in Ubuntu 22.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install texi2dvi4a2ps using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install a2ps

Install texi2dvi4a2ps 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 Ubuntu 22.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install texi2dvi4a2ps by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install a2ps

How to upgrade (update) a single package texi2dvi4a2ps using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the texi2dvi4a2ps, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install a2ps

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall texi2dvi4a2ps from Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the texi2dvi4a2ps package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove a2ps

Uninstall texi2dvi4a2ps and all its dependencies

To uninstall texi2dvi4a2ps and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove a2ps

Remove texi2dvi4a2ps with all configurations and data

To remove texi2dvi4a2ps configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge a2ps

Remove texi2dvi4a2ps completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to texi2dvi4a2ps package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge a2ps

Extra info and code examples

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.

  • Maintainer: Debian QA Group
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Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install texi2dvi4a2ps using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the texi2dvi4a2ps from Ubuntu 22.04.

See also:

How To Install texi2dvi4a2ps on Debian 11

How To Install texi2dvi4a2ps on Fedora 34

How To Install texi2dvi4a2ps on CentOS 8

How To Install texi2dvi4a2ps on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install texi2dvi4a2ps on Ubuntu 21.04

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