GhostScript upgrade for Amazon Ec2-linx

1) SSH into instance

2) Now as root user

  • sudo su
  • sudo make install
  • make soinstall && install -v -m644 base/*.h /usr/include/ghostscript && ln -v -s ghostscript /usr/include/ps
  • ln -sfv ../ghostscript/9.14/doc /usr/share/doc/ghostscript-9.14
  • wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gs-fonts/ghostscript-fonts-std-8.11.tar.gz
  • tar -xvzf ghostscript-fonts-std-8.11.tar.gz
  • tar -xvf ghostscript-fonts-std-8.11.tar.gz -C /usr/share/ghostscript –no-same-owner && fc-cache -v /usr/share/ghostscript/fonts/

3) Now check ghostscript version

  • Ghostscript
  • gs –v

Please let me know if anyone need more information on this.

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