Installation of <application>Ghostscript</application> If you want to use OMNI drivers extract the source archive in Ghostscript directory: tar xzvf ../Omni-0.9.0.tar.gz Otherwise you must add --without-omni switch to the configure script if you intend to install the shared library. Install Ghostscript by running the following commands: ./configure --prefix=/usr && make && make install To install the shared library you will need . Additionally, if you unpacked the OMNI drivers then you have to install and create these symlinks: ln -s glib-1.2/glib.h /usr/include/glib.h && ln -s glib-1.2/gmodule.h /usr/include/gmodule.h && ln -s ../lib/glib/include/glibconfig.h /usr/include/glibconfig.h Proceed with the following commands: patch -Np1 -i ../espgs-7.07.1rc2-gdevpng.patch && make so && make soinstall Remove the previously created symlinks since they are not needed any longer: rm /usr/include/g{lib,module,libconfig}.h The shared library is only used in external programs like . To finish the installation, unpack all fonts you've loaded to /usr/share/ghostscript.