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fbgs - Poor man's PostScript/pdf viewer for the linux framebuffer console.

FBGS(1) PostScript/pdf viewer for the linux framebuffer console FBGS(1)

NAME

fbgs - Poor man's PostScript/pdf viewer for the linux framebuffer console.
 
 

SYNOPSIS

fbgs [-l|-xl|-xxl|-r n] [-c] [-b] [-p password] [--fp number] [ --lp number] [fbi options] file
 
 

DESCRIPTION

Fbgs is a simple wrapper script which takes a PostScript (PS) or Portable Document Format (PDF) file as input, renders the pages using gs(1) - GhostScript - into a temporary directory and finally calls fbi(1) to display them.

OPTIONS

Fbgs understands all fbi(1) options (they are passed through), except: store, list, text, (no)comments, e, (no)edit, (no)backup, (no)preserve, (no)readahead, cachemem, blend.
Additionally you can specify:
-h, --help
Print usage info (overwrites fbi option).
-b, --bell
Emit a beep when the document is ready.
-c, --color
To render the pages in color (default is N&B).
-l
To get the pages rendered with 100 dpi (default is 75).
-xl
To get the pages rendered with 120 dpi.
-xxl
To get the pages rendered with 150 dpi.
-r n, --resolution n
To get the pages rendered with n dpi (overwrites fbi option).
-fp number, --firstpage number
Begins interpreting on the designated page of the document.
-lp number, --lastpage number
Stops interpreting after the designated page of the document.
-p password, --password password
You can use this option if your PDF file requires a password.
 
 

SEE ALSO

fbi(1), gs(1)
 
 

AUTHOR

Gerd Hoffmann <gerd@kraxel.org>
 
 
Copyright (c) 1999-2012 Gerd Hoffmann <gerd@kraxel.org>
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
(c) 1999-2012 Gerd Hoffmann FBGS 2.09