pmw - Philip's Music Writer

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename pmw_4.29-2_i386.deb
Package name pmw
Package version 4.29
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/tex
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 345.22 KB
Installed size 1.90 MB
PMW is a computer program for high quality music typesetting. It was
originally written for Acorn RISC OS computers (where it was called
PMW operates by reading an input file containing an encoded description
of the music; such a file can be constructed using any text editor or
word processor. The music encoding is very straightforward and compact,
and quick to enter. The input encoding is designed to be easy for a
musician to remember, and tries to make use of as many familiar musical
notations as possible within the limitations of an ASCII character set.
PMW can output PostScript files for printing, and basic MIDI files for


Package Version Architecture Repository
pmw_4.29-2_amd64.deb 4.29 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
pmw - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7


Type URL
Binary Package pmw_4.29-2_i386.deb
Source Package pmw

Install Howto

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




2017-09-26 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (1:4.29-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Register the spec PDF file with doc-base
* Ensure orig.tar.gz exists, so we don't build as a native package anymore (whoops)
2017-06-21 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (1:4.29-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
2017-04-02 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (1:4.28-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add a proper dpkg-maintscript-helper call to ensure the pmw-doc -> pmw
symlink is removed from /usr/share/doc. Really closes: #858348.
2017-03-24 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (1:4.28-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Drop the --link-doc parameter from the dh_installdocs invocation, as
explained in #766711. Closes: #858348.
2015-11-24 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (1:4.28-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/rules: reorganize so that dpkg-buildpackage -A works. Closes: #806094
* debian/rules: also split up the build target so that we have a
useful binary-arch target.
* debian/control: move a few dependencies from Build-Depends to
Build-Depends-Indep, in light of the above.
* debian/compat: bump to level 9
* debian/control: bump debhelper build-dep to at least version 9, in
light of the above.
* debian/control: update Homepage: field to point to the new location.
2013-12-31 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (1:4.28-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Fix Vcs-Git url to silence lintian warning
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes)
2013-12-18 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (1:4.27-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Install doc/examples into pmw-doc, too
2013-05-29 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (1:4.26-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Update Standards-Version: to 3.9.4 (nothing relevant to pmw)
2012-05-18 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (1:4.24-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Add epoch, because I forgot that 231 > 23. Argl.
2012-01-23 - Wouter Verhelst <>
pmw (4.231-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Fixes test suite; Closes: #658229.
* Do 'set -e' in maintainer scripts, so we don't ignore errors
* Fix update-gsfontmap stuff again, hopefully for good. Closes: #635550.

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