mgp - MagicPoint — an X11-based presentation tool

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename mgp_1.13a+upstream20090219-11_amd64.deb
Package name mgp
Package version 1.13a+upstream20090219
Package release 11
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/x11
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 573.30 KB
Installed size 1.15 MB
MagicPoint is an X11-based presentation tool. It is designed to make
simple presentations easy while to make complicated presentations
possible. Its presentation file (whose suffix is typically .mgp) is
just text so that you can create presentation files quickly with your
favorite editor (e.g. Emacs or jupp).


Package Version Architecture Repository
mgp_1.13a+upstream20090219-11_i386.deb 1.13a+upstream20090219 i386 Ubuntu Universe
mgp - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libimlib2 >= 1.4.5
libperl4-corelibs-perl -
libx11-6 -
libxft2 >> 2.1.1
perl -
perl << 5.12.3-7
perl5 -


Type URL
Binary Package mgp_1.13a+upstream20090219-11_amd64.deb
Source Package mgp

Install Howto

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




2019-02-16 - Thorsten Glaser <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Also hardcode /bin/gzip, for mgpembed, should fix reproducibility
2019-02-05 - Thorsten Glaser <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Hardcode /bin/gunzip path to build reproducibly
* Use verbose build, drop ancient debian/rules targets
2018-10-26 - Thorsten Glaser <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* The “I’m *so* going to regret this later…” upload
* Adopt the package (Closes: #509644)
- quick bugfix only, I’ll import into VCS and do general
modernisation as soon as I have time, as I need mgp working n̲o̲w̲
- yes, I’ve seen the bug list, but I have a workshop this weekend
- clean up debian/control a bit while here
* Begin cleaning up the debian/rules mess
- update CPPFLAGS/CFLAGS/LDFLAGS and configure handling from jupp
- rely on dh_strip
- quell some compiler warnings to focus on actual bugs (for now)
- do not “compile a file without optimisation because it’s slow”
* Refresh all patches; introduce compiler warning fix patch
* Fix “debian/rules clean”
* Actually use our CPPFLAGS, CFLAGS, LDFLAGS
* Add a patch to fix a couple of segfaults or weird behaviour
stemming from bad cast or uninitialised memory
* Add a patch to fix guide rendering somewhat
* Integrate lintian’s spelling corrections
* Install manpages with the correct section (1, not 1x)
2016-05-26 - Andreas Beckmann <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Fix postrm.  (Closes: #808309)
2016-01-08 - Adam Borowski <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Switch build-dependency on libpng12-0-dev to libpng-dev (Closes: #809839).
* Add missing dependency on ${misc:Depends}.
* Add missing debian/rules targets.
* Update obsolete config.{guess,sub} (fixes FTBFS on arm64).
2012-10-01 - Colin Watson <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-6) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Build-depend on libtiff-dev rather than libtiff4-dev.
2012-09-14 - Hideki Yamane <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-5) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* debian/control
- use appropriate font package (ttf -> fonts transition)
- use fonts-ipafont-{gothic,mincho} and fonts-japanese-{gothic,mincho}
instead of kochi and sazanami
2012-03-18 - Dominic Hargreaves <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-4) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Add Depends on libperl4-corelibs-perl (Closes: #659426)
2011-07-19 - Ralf Treinen <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-3) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload
* Change build-depenency on libjpeg62-dev to libjpeg-dev (closes: #634276)
* Migrate to source format 3.0 (quilt):
- add debian/source/format
- drop explicit patching/unpatching from debian/rules
- drop build-dependency on quilt
2010-02-18 - gregor herrmann <>
mgp (1.13a+upstream20090219-2) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Fix "mgp segfaults on existing mgp files and all the supplied
examples"; add new patch from Alex Perry (closes: #568339).

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mia-tools-doc_2.4.6-4ubuntu2_all.deb Cross-referenced documentation of the MIA command line tools
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