libgd-perl - Perl module wrapper for libgd

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename libgd-perl_2.53-2.1_amd64.deb
Package name libgd-perl
Package version 2.53
Package release 2.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category perl
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 158.46 KB
Installed size 405.00 KB
This is a autoloadable interface module for libgd, a popular library
for creating and manipulating PNG files.  With this library you can
create PNG images on the fly or modify existing files.  Features
* Lines, polygons, rectangles and arcs, both filled and unfilled
* Flood fills
* The use of arbitrary images as brushes and as tiled fill patterns
* Line styling (dashed lines and the like)
* Horizontal and vertical text rendering
* Support for transparency and interlacing
* Support for TrueType font rendering, via libfreetype.
* Support for spline curves, via GD::Polyline
* Support for symbolic font names, such as "helvetica:italic"
* Support for symbolic color names, such as "green", via GD::Simple
* Produces output in png, gif, jpeg and xbm format
* Produces output in svg format via GD::SVG.
Included with the example code is the perl script with QuickDraw
routines for generating PICT2 files (used on Apple Macintosh).


Package Version Architecture Repository
libgd-perl_2.53-2.1_i386.deb 2.53 i386 Ubuntu Main
libgd-perl - - -


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libc6 >= 2.14
libgd3 >= 2.1.0~alpha~
perl >= 5.22.1-4
perlapi-5.22.1 -


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libgd-gd2-noxpm-perl -
libgd-gd2-perl -


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libgd-gd2-noxpm-perl <= 1:2.46-2.1
libgd-gd2-perl <= 1:2.46-3.1


Type URL
Binary Package libgd-perl_2.53-2.1_amd64.deb
Source Package libgd-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libgd-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libgd-perl




2016-01-22 - Gianfranco Costamagna <>
libgd-perl (2.53-2.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Change libpng12-dev build-dependency to libpng-dev, to ease libpng
transition. (Closes: #810189)
2015-11-30 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libgd-perl (2.53-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Vasudev Kamath ]
* Drop myself from uploaders.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Fix replace (not only provide and break) libgd-gd2-perl and
libgd-gd2-noxpm-perl: Wrongly changed in 2.53-1.
Closes: Bug#806458. Thanks to Guillem Jover.
* Update copyright info:
+ Use License-Grant and License-Reference fields.
Thanks to Ben Finney.
+ Extend copyright of packaging to cover current year.
* Add lintian override regarding license in License-Reference field.
See bug#786450.
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 9.
* Add lintian override regarding debhelper 9.
* Fix put aside (not clean) bdf_scripts/ and Makefile.old
(shipped upstream so removal upsets git-buildpackage).
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.6.
* Modernize Vcs-* paragraphs.
* Add patch cherry-picked upstream to fix libgd ver check.
Closes: Bug#789289. Thanks to Martin Mueller.
* Renumber and unfuzz patches.
* Fix build-depend on recent libgd-dev (not bogus libgd2-dev).
2014-06-06 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libgd-perl (2.53-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ upstream ]
* New release(s).
+ Fix misleading warning message about location of gd.h file.
+ Fix regression tests to run on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit.
+ Point to Gabor Szabo's GD::Simple tutorial, and fix link to
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Bump standards-compliance to 3.9.5.
* Stop mentioning 'gd2 variant' in short description: There is only
that single variant on GD nowadays.
* Update watch file to use and URLs (not URL).
* Update copyright info: Extend coverage of packaging.
* Extract metadata from images and fonts before copyright check (don't
just skip check them).
Build-depend on libregexp-assemble-perl, libimage-exiftool-perl and
* Fix break libgd-gd2-perl and libgd-gd2-noxpm-perl (as intended since
* Put aside upstream shipped autogenerated file during build.
Tighten build-dependency on cdbs.
* Update homepage.
2013-07-21 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
libgd-perl (2.50-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ upstream ]
* New release.
+ Fix gdUseFontConfig so that it can be called as a class method.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Improve watch file to use both URL (for newest
info) and URL (for change of author).
Switch get-orig-source target to use URL.

See Also

Package Description
libgd-text-perl_0.86-9_all.deb Text utilities for use with GD
libgd3_2.1.1-4build2_amd64.deb GD Graphics Library
libgdata-common_0.17.4-1_all.deb Library for accessing GData webservices - common data files
libgdata-dev_0.17.4-1_amd64.deb Library for accessing GData webservices - development files
libgdata-doc_0.17.4-1_all.deb Library for accessing GData webservices - documentation
libgdata22_0.17.4-1_amd64.deb Library for accessing GData webservices - shared libraries
libgdbm-dev_1.8.3-13.1_amd64.deb GNU dbm database routines (development files)
libgdbm3_1.8.3-13.1_amd64.deb GNU dbm database routines (runtime version)
libgdiplus_4.2-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb interface library for System.Drawing of Mono
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0_2.32.2-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb GDK Pixbuf library
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-common_2.32.2-1ubuntu1_all.deb GDK Pixbuf library - data files
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev_2.32.2-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb GDK Pixbuf library (development files)
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-doc_2.32.2-1ubuntu1_all.deb GDK Pixbuf library (documentation)
libgee-0.8-2_0.18.0-1_amd64.deb GObject based collection and utility library
libgee-0.8-dev_0.18.0-1_amd64.deb GObject based collection and utility library (development files)