shanty - Makes a whopping great postscript file from an image and a text

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename shanty_3-4_all.deb
Package name shanty
Package version 3
Package release 4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category graphics implemented-in::perl interface::commandline role::program scope::utility use::text-formatting works-with-format::postscript works-with::image works-with::text
License -
Maintainer Jorge Salamero Sanz <>
Download size 9.14 KB
Installed size 32.00 KB
Shanty takes a text file and an image (PNG or JPG) and creates a PostScript
file where one pixel in the image becomes one character in the PostScript.
You can use it for making posters with the source and logo of your favourite
project or with the letter and a photograph of your favourite group.


Package Version Architecture Repository
shanty_3-4_all.deb 3 all Debian Main
shanty - - -


Name Value
libgd-gd2-noxpm-perl -
libgd-gd2-perl -
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package shanty_3-4_all.deb
Source Package shanty

Install Howto

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




2008-07-08 - Jorge Salamero Sanz <>
shanty (3-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Priority changed to extra.
* Added Homepage header.
* Updated Standards-Version.
* Added patch descriptions.
* Minor updates on debian/rules.
* Changed to <> address.
2007-03-05 - Jorge Salamero Sanz <>
shanty (3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Debian Policy update and a bit of clean-up
2005-10-18 - Jorge Salamero Sanz <>
shanty (3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Takes default papersize from /etc/papersize if exists, closes: #334151
2005-10-03 - Jorge Salamero Sanz <>
oshanty (3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release, closes: #332412

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