printer-driver-pnm2ppa - printer driver for HP-GDI printers

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name printer-driver-pnm2ppa
Package version 1.13
Package release 6
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 657 B
Download size 180.10 KB
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Using pnm2ppa it's possible to run HP-GDI printers on Linux. These printers
are normally "Windows-only" and use the PPA protocol which is proprietary.
pnm2ppa supports color.
pnm2ppa supports the following printers: HP Deskjet 7XX Series, HP Deskjet
820 Series and HP Deskjet 1000 Series.


Package Version Architecture Repository
printer-driver-pnm2ppa_1.13-6_amd64.deb 1.13 amd64 Debian Main
printer-driver-pnm2ppa - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
ghostscript -
libc6 >= 2.7


Name Value
pbm2ppa -


Name Value
pnm2ppa << 1.13-3~


Type URL
Binary Package printer-driver-pnm2ppa_1.13-6_i386.deb
Source Package pnm2ppa

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install printer-driver-pnm2ppa deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install printer-driver-pnm2ppa




2014-03-06 - Didier Raboud <>
pnm2ppa (1.13-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Move the repository from collab-maint to printing; update the VCS-* fields
* Add patch to build the make_hash_ink buildtool natively, with the correct
buildflags; use dh-autoreconf to cope with the change
* Use the correct syntax to append to CFLAGS
* Bump debhelper B-D to 9 to align with compat
2013-11-26 - Didier Raboud <>
pnm2ppa (1.13-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowledge 1.13-4.1 NMU - thanks to Colin Watson
* Drop pnm2ppa transitional package which reached stable
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 without changes needed
* Drop empty directories in /usr/share/doc/ (Closes: #686555)
2013-11-14 - Colin Watson <>
pnm2ppa (1.13-4.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Use the autotools-dev dh addon to update config.guess/config.sub for
arm64 (closes: #725967).
2012-02-01 - Didier Raboud <>
pnm2ppa (1.13-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Debconf translation updates ]
* Update German (Erik Schanze, Closes: #648070)
* Add Italian (Francesca Ciceri, Closes: #656936)
2011-10-24 - Didier Raboud <>
pnm2ppa (1.13-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Adriano Rafael Gomes ]
* Add Brazilian Portuguese debconf translation. (Closes: #646187)
[ Didier Raboud ]
* Rename pnm2ppa to printer-driver-pnm2ppa, add transitional package.
* Rewrite short description.
* Bump debhelper compat to 9 for auto- buildflags.
2011-05-26 - Didier Raboud <>
pnm2ppa (1.13-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Re-introduce 10_177295-fix_signedness.patch:
- Complete removal was wrong as only a part of it has been incorporated
* Install Ubuntu's apport-hook in Ubuntu and derivatives (LP: #338442).
* Use dpkg-buildflags to initialize CFLAGS.
2011-05-26 - Didier Raboud <>
pnm2ppa (1.13-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New 1.13 upstream release.
* Adopt package (Closes: #572679).
- Put under Debian Printing Team umbrella
- Set myself as Uploader.
- Thanks go to Chad Walstrom for his past maintainance and to Christian
Perrier and Samuel Thibault for their NMUs.
* Update debian/watch (Closes: #450007).
* Drop dbs Build-Dependency (Closes: #576050).
- Refresh patches in the process
- Drop 10_1777295-fix_signedness: incorporated upstream.
- Set source format to 3.0 (quilt).
- Add a debian/patches/series.
- Drop dbs snippets from debian/rules.
- Drop .in extensions from debian/ and
debian/, adapt them.
* Add a DEP-3 header to all patches.
* Rewrite debian/rules using tiny dh7 style.
- Bump debhelper compat to 7.
- Bump Build-Dependency on debhelper to >= 7.0.50~.
- Use, remove redundant files in debian/rules.
- Update pnm2ppa.{install,manpages}.
* Correct postinst to remove full paths from commands.
- Rename it to pnm2ppa.postinst.
* Move the "set -e" invocation of postrm from shebang to body.
- Rename it to pnm2ppa.postrm.
* Add a valid Homepage.
* Fix manpages "hyphen-used-as-minus" problems.
* Update debian/copyright to explicitly mention the GPLv2+ nature of
* Move the "set -e" invocation of update-magicfilter from shebang to body.
* Make sure update-magicfilters is executable.
* Add Vcs-* fields as packaging is maintained under collab-maint, in git.
* Bump Standards-Version to without changes needed.
2010-10-27 - Samuel Thibault <>
pnm2ppa (1.12-16.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload to fix bloated Printer server task.
* Replace gs by ghostscript in pnm2ppa Depends (Closes: Bug#539667).

See Also

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printer-driver-pxljr_1.4+repack0-4+b1_i386.deb printer driver for HP Color LaserJet 35xx/36xx
printer-driver-sag-gdi_0.1-4_all.deb printer driver for Ricoh Aficio SP 1000s/SP 1100s
printer-driver-splix_2.0.0+svn315-4_i386.deb Driver for Samsung and Xerox SPL2 and SPLc laser printers
printfilters-ppd_2.13-11.1_i386.deb filters from the GNUlpr printing system
prips_0.9.9-1_i386.deb tool that prints the IP addresses in a given range
pristine-tar_1.33_i386.deb regenerate pristine tarballs
privbind_1.2-1.1_i386.deb Allow unprivileged apps to bind to a privileged port
privoxy_3.0.21-7+deb8u1_i386.deb Privacy enhancing HTTP Proxy
proalign_0.603-1_i386.deb Probabilistic multiple alignment program
probabel-examples_0.4.3-2_all.deb Example files for ProbABEL
probabel_0.4.3-2_i386.deb Toolset for Genome-Wide Association Analysis
probalign_1.4-3_i386.deb multiple sequence alignment using partition function posterior probabilities
probcons-extra_1.12-9_i386.deb Extra programs from the probcons package