ps conversion tools?

Jason unleet at
Thu Nov 1 23:43:03 EST 2001

it's called ghost script, command name gs

it's usually used to send a post script file to a printer in that printer's 
native format. I'm not sure about the syntax to convert to plain text and 
output to the screen, but I'm pretty sure it can. I guess just check the 

On Thursday November 01, 2001 08:39 pm, you wrote:
> Hi, list. I have a number of documents in ps and pdf format. I was
> wondering if there are any good Linux tools I can use to turn them into a
> text file so I can read them under Linux so I don't have to depend on that
> piece of junk Acrobat Reader for Windows. I hate acrobat, and I am sure
> everyone on this list feels the same way. It's a pain where a pill won't
> reach.
> So if anyone has any advice please let me know. Thanks.
> PS
> Please give some brief discription of the command on how this conversion is
> achieved.
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