How do I convert a mozilla.ps to html or some extention that can,,,, ** SOLVED ** THANKS!!!

Steven Vollom stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 20 22:17:02 GMT 2008


Martin Laberge wrote:
> On Thursday 20 November 2008 10:36:23 Art Alexion wrote:
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>> On Tuesday 11 November 2008 11:11:08 am Steven Vollom wrote:
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>>>> to get a listing of all files, try "ls"
>>>> the Desktop is "Desktop" iirc
>>>>  
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>>> 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.
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>> 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
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>> use
>>
>> 	steven at Studio25:~$ Desktop/ps2pdf mozilla.ps Desktop/mozilla.pdf
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> Correct this by:
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>  	steven at Studio25:~$ ps2pdf Desktop/mozilla.ps Desktop/mozilla.pdf
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>> or just change to the directory and execute the command.
>>
>> 	steven at Studio25:~$ cd Desktop/
>> 	steven at Studio25:~/Desktop$ ps2pdf mozilla.ps mozilla.pdf
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>> By the way, you don't need to specify the output file for ps2pdf if you just 
>> want to change the extension.  So
>>
>> 	ps2pdf mozilla.ps
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>> 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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