jp2a - converts jpg images to ascii

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name jp2a
Package version 1.0.6
Package release 5+b2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 35 B
Download size 20.38 KB
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Small utility that converts JPG images to ASCII using
libjpeg. jp2a is very flexible. It can use ANSI colors and
html in output.
jp2a can also download and convert images from Internet via
command line.


Package Version Architecture Repository
jp2a_1.0.6-5+b2_amd64.deb 1.0.6 amd64 Debian Main
jp2a - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libcurl3-gnutls >= 7.16.2
libjpeg62-turbo >= 1:1.3.1
libtinfo5 -


Type URL
Binary Package jp2a_1.0.6-5+b2_i386.deb
Source Package jp2a

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install jp2a deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install jp2a




2014-08-08 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
jp2a (1.0.6-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* New maintainer email address.
* debian/control:
- Removed dpkg-dev from Build-Depends field. DH9 no longer uses it.
- Updated the Standards-Version from 3.9.4 to 3.9.5.
- Updated the Vcs-Browser field.
* debian/copyright: updated packaging copyright years.
* debian/rules:
- Removed the hardening lines. In DH9 it is automatic.
* debian/watch: improved.
2013-05-02 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
jp2a (1.0.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowledge NMU. Thanks to Matthias Klose and Julien Cristau.
(Closes: #618208, #642983)
* Migrations:
- debian format from 1.0 to 3.0. (Closes: #664410)
- debian/copyright to new format (1.0).
- debian/rules: to new (reduced) format.
- debhelper version from 7 to 9.
- patch system from dpatch to quilt.
* debian/control:
- Added dpkg-dev in Build-Depends field.
- Added ${misc:Depends} in Depends field.
- Improved long description.
- Removed screenshot reference from long description.
- Updated Standards-Version from 3.8.3 to 3.9.4.
- Updated VCS from svn to git.
* debian/copyright: updated years from Debian packaging.
* debian/README.source: removed because it is useless now.
* debian/rules: added "LDFLAGS += -Wl,--as-needed" to avoid
messages from dpkg-shlibdeps about ununsed linked libraries.
2012-01-29 - Julien Cristau <>
jp2a (1.0.6-3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build-Depend on libjpeg-dev, not libjpeg62-dev (closes: #642983)
2011-08-29 - Matthias Klose <>
jp2a (1.0.6-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non maintainer upload.
* Build-depend on libcurl4-gnutls-dev. Closes: #618208. LP: #836803.
2009-08-25 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
jp2a (1.0.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Added patch directory and patch 01 to fix man page.
* Updated debhelper version from 5 to 7.
* Used dpatch to manage patches.
* debian/control:
- Added libncurses5-dev to Build-Depends field to avoid a warning from
configure script.
- Updated Standards-Version from 3.7.2 to 3.8.3.
- Updated Vcs-Svn and Vcs-Browser from debian-br-team/unstable/jp2a to
* debian/copyright:
- Changed, in packaging copyright information, from the expression "(C)"
to word "Copyright".
- Updated path of the local GPL text.
- Updated packaging copyright from 2007 to 2007-2009.
* debian/docs:
- Removed. The README file tells about program compilation. The
man/jp2a.html file has the same content of the man page.
* debian/rules:
- Added /debian/README.source reference to dh_installdocs.
- Changed from "dh_clean -k" to "dh_prep" in install target.
- Removed comments about binary-indep and binary-arch.
- Removed build redundancy from binary-arch target.
- Removed binary-indep from binary target.
- Removed unused dh_installman from binary-arch target.
- Removed some whitespaces at end of lines.
2007-09-09 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
jp2a (1.0.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed debian/rules to don't ignore make clean errors.
* Changed XS-X-Vcs-Svn to Vcs-Svn in debian/control.
* Added Homepage and Vcs-Browser fields in debian/control.
* Added Screenshot in long description.
* Removed NEWS from debian/docs.
2007-03-16 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
jp2a (1.0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #409639)

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