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Old 10-12-2005, 04:53 PM   #1
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PDF in Linux

Is there a way to read PDF's directly into the console without using the X server?
Old 10-12-2005, 06:58 PM   #2
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My best two shots would be

* use pstotext (yes, it does handle pdf too, despite the name) to convert pdf -> txt, and view the text using $EDITOR

* use pdftohtml and view the html using your favorite textual browser (elinks springs to mind)

hth --Jonas


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