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How to: Open PDF files in a Linux Console using fbgs, a framebuffer PDF viewer

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http://linuxers.org – Another day, another command line/Console based application. Just to refresh your memory, last time we told you about a Linux framebuffer Image viewer, Fbi, that lets you view images without a X server. This time I will introduce you to fbgs, a console based PDF/Postscript viewer which makes use of fbi to view PDFs. Fbi actually is just a wrapper script which renders the pdf pages using ghostscript and calls fbi to display them. Install fbgs on Ubuntu or Fedora based sy (General)