How do I convert a mozilla.ps to html or some extention that can be read in a Microsoft OS?
art.alexion at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 15:36:23 GMT 2008
On Tuesday 11 November 2008 11:11:08 am Steven Vollom wrote:
> > to get a listing of all files, try "ls"
> > the Desktop is "Desktop" iirc
> I have deleted previous comments; I was told by the moderator that my
> post was getting too long.
> The attachment shows the result of ls, mozilla.pdf appears, but not when
> I look at my desktop. the file extension is .ps on my desktop. The
> attachment shows my desktop with the most recent terminal picture.
I can see from your screen shot that you are running the command from your
home directory (~ or /home/steven), but your question reveals that the
mozilla.ps file is on your Desktop (~/Desktop or /home/steven/Desktop). So,
ps2pdf can't find the mozilla.ps file and errors out.
You have to tell ps2pdf where to find the file. There are two ways to do
this. One way is to give it a path. Instead of
steven at Studio25:~$ ps2pdf mozilla.ps mozilla.pdf
steven at Studio25:~$ Desktop/ps2pdf mozilla.ps Desktop/mozilla.pdf
or just change to the directory and execute the command.
steven at Studio25:~$ cd Desktop/
steven at Studio25:~/Desktop$ ps2pdf mozilla.ps mozilla.pdf
By the way, you don't need to specify the output file for ps2pdf if you just
want to change the extension. So
gives the same result as
ps2pdf mozilla.ps mozilla.pdf
You only need to specify the output file if (1) you want to give it a
different name, or (2) you want it created in a different location. An
example of both:
steven at Studio25:~/Desktop$ ps2pdf mozilla.ps ../Documents/meaningful_name.pdf
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