read .chm e-books

Tony Yarusso tonyyarusso at
Thu Jan 22 06:02:11 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:29 PM, Mihamina Rakotomandimby (R12y)
<mihamina at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> What are those .chm "books"?
> I have downloaded a set of e-books and some are in PDF (Okay in evince)
> and other are .chm. What should I install to read them (Preference into
> evince also).
> There are also some .djvu files, but may may with djvulibre-bin they
> couls be readable?
> Thanks
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CHM is "compiled HTML", a MS format, and can be read with xchm,
fbreader, archmage, gnochm, and chmsee.

For djvu, there's djview and djview4, and the package description for
evince claims it can read them too.

Tony Yarusso

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