pat at computer-refuge.org
Thu Jun 16 23:43:06 CDT 2005
Ronald Wayne declared on Thursday 16 June 2005 11:33 pm:
> On 6/16/05, Tony Duell <ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> > This linux box has a text-only display, so I can't display pdfs
> > on-screen. In theory I could run ghostscript to print them on my LW2
> xpdf claims to have a utility to convert pdf to plain text. If memory
> serves me correctly, almost all of the dependencies disappear if you
> build it from source without X being present on your system.
Considering that most of the PDF's that Tony would probably be interested
in (stuff on bitsavers, and schematics) aren't likely to have much
useful text content, that's probably not too helpful.
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