How to install rasterview
on openSUSE

rasterview snap

rasterview

Michael Sweet (michaelrsweet)
  • Michael Sweet (michaelrsweet)

CUPS/PWG/Apple Raster File Viewer

RasterView is a CUPS, PWG, and Apple raster file viewer. It basically allows you to look at the raster data produced by any of the standard CUPS RIP filters (cgpdftoraster, imagetoraster, pdftoraster, and pstoraster) and is normally used to either test those filters or look at the data that is being sent to your raster printer driver. RasterView is provided as free software under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

Details for rasterview

License
Apache-2.0
Last updated
25 September 2019

Enable snaps on openSUSE and install rasterview

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap can be installed from the command line on openSUSE Leap 42.3, Leap 15 and Tumbleweed.

You need first add the snappy repository from the terminal. Leap 15 users, for example, can do this with the following command:

Swap out openSUSE_Leap_15.0 for either openSUSE_Leap_42.3 or openSUSE_Tumbleweed if you’re using a different version of openSUSE.

With the repository added, import its GPG key:

Finally, upgrade the package cache to include the new snappy repository:

Snap can now be installed with the following:

You then need to either reboot, logout/login or source /etc/profile to have /snap/bin added to PATH. Additionally, enable and start both the snapd and the snapd.apparmor services with the following commands:

Tumbleweed users also need to run the following:

Install rasterview

To install rasterview, simply use the following command:

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