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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: What!!!!!!
From: Michael Holmes <maholmes@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 02:51:33 -0500
Reply-to: discussion@xxxxxxxxx

On Thu, 25 May 2000, you wrote:
> Then I'm assuming that either in downloading (!) or reading the
> email, the email client fired off 'gs' in order to display or
> convert a pdf file.  Did you receive any pdf files in any of those
> emails? What program do you use to download and/or read email?
yes  I did, The stock company sent a pdf file, and it was in the middle of the
mail.  I have loaded the adobe acrobat 3.1 but I never figured out how to set
the mime to make it automatically take that stuff in kde.  I was using Kmail,
which I do 99 % of all my mail from, because of its horse power, even thought
it cannot handle any html in the email

> -jeff
> -- 
> On Jan. 17, more than 47,000 people marched on South Carolina's Statehouse to
> protest the flying of the Confederate flag. What do you think?  "Hasn't South
> Carolina learned anything since the days of the Civil War? On second thought,
> I think I'd rather not know the answer to that question." Anthony Banks,
> Systems Analyst.
> On Thu, 25 May 2000, Michael Holmes wrote:
> > this was on the screen after I down loaded mail.  I was doing nothing else! 
> > The cut and paste, was me trying to get it off the screen to vim, so I could
> > email it, I did not know how to directly email the screen, so I cut the 
> > error
> > messages from the screen and opened a file in vim and pasted it there and 
> > then
> > emailed it.
> > 
> > All I did was dial up, download mail and then drop out of xwindows, and 
> > there
> > was the screen full of this
> > 
> > On Thu, 25 May 2000, you wrote:
> > > On Thu, 25 May 2000, Michael Holmes wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Enclosed is a text file left on the screen after I had email
> > > > trouble, can anybody figure out what was up, do Ineed to
> > > > reinstall?
> > > 
> > > No, you don't need to reinstall.
> > > Looks like some errors got cut & pasted into the commandline
> > > accidentally, and then something attempted to convert a pdf file
> > > into a postscript one. Unfortunately, the process didn't protect
> > > the filename, which contains a space, from the shell, and so 'gs'
> > > ends up getting confused.  Try renaming the file to be converted.
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Michael A. Holmes
A positive attitude may not solve all of your problems, but it will annoy
enough people to make it worth the effort

                                            Herm Albright

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