epstool - edit preview images and fix bounding boxes in EPS files

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name epstool
Package version 3.08+repack
Package release 7
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 268 B
Download size 105.93 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) files may contain a preview to be used
by programs that can't interpret the PostScript code. epstool can
create and extract such previews.
epstool can also calculate an optimal bounding box for an EPS file.


Package Version Architecture Repository
epstool_3.08+repack-7_i386.deb 3.08+repack i386 Ubuntu Universe
epstool - - -


Name Value
ghostscript -
libc6 >= 2.14


Type URL
Binary Package epstool_3.08+repack-7_amd64.deb
Source Package epstool

Install Howto

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




2018-02-14 - Philip Rinn <rinni@inventati.org>
epstool (3.08+repack-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix FTBFS on ia64 (Thanks Adrian Bunk for the patch) (closes: #890348)
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.3 (no changes necessary)
* Bump debhelper compat from 10 to 11
* Update VCS-* URIs to point to salsa.debian.org
2017-08-06 - Philip Rinn <rinni@inventati.org>
epstool (3.08+repack-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Mark package as Multi-Arch: foreign (closes: #870840)
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.0.0 (no changes necessary).
2016-11-28 - Philip Rinn <rinni@inventati.org>
epstool (3.08+repack-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use secure URIs for vcs-* in debian/control
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8 (no changes necessary).
* Bump debhelper compat from 9 to 10.
2014-09-13 - Philip Rinn <rinni@inventati.org>
epstool (3.08+repack-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes necessary).
2012-04-07 - Philip Rinn <rinni@gmx.net>
epstool (3.08+repack-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Second try: Enable hardened build flags (closes: #667935):
- build system doesn't use CPPFLAGS so we append them to CFLAGS.
* Fixing debian/copyright. Conversion to DEP-5 was incomplete.
2012-03-10 - Philip Rinn <rinni@gmx.net>
epstool (3.08+repack-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes necessary).
* Bump debhelper compat from 7 to 9.
* Enable hardened build flags.
2010-02-19 - Philip Rinn <rinni@gmx.net>
epstool (3.08+repack-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.4 (no changes necessary).
* Convert to 3.0 (quilt) source format:
- use the original upstream tarball.
- Remove build dependency: cdbs.
* Add debian/watch as recommended by Debian Policy Manual section 4.11.
2009-09-23 - Philip Rinn <rinni@gmx.net>
epstool (3.08-5) unstable; urgency=low
* New Maintainer (Closes: #547641)
2009-09-21 - Martin Pitt <mpitt@debian.org>
epstool (3.08-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphan package.
* debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3 (no changes necessary).
2009-06-28 - Martin Pitt <mpitt@debian.org>
epstool (3.08-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Fix obsolete gs-esp → ghostscript dependency.
(Closes: #534899)
* debian/control: Add missing ${misc:Depends}.
* Bump debhelper compat from 4 to 7.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.2 (no changes necessary).
* Add 01_fix_open_calls.patch: Supply third "mode" argument to open() with
* debian/copyright:
- Point to versioned GPL license.
- Update FSF address.
- Add real copyright.
* debian/control: Add Homepage field.

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