Document Viewer in the Shell

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For me, one of the major draws for Linux is the oh-so-awesome bash shell. I also like the default pdf viewer for Ubuntu. I always forget that this thing is called evince.

For me, one of the major draws for Linux is the oh-so-awesome bash shell. I also like the default pdf viewer for Ubuntu. I always forget that this thing is called evince. It’s a gnome project and is very nice. Xpdf is also nice, but not preinstalled, but still pretty fast.

Evince supports viewing these file formats: - PDF - Postscript - djvu - tiff - dvi

To open your doc, type this in the shell of awesomeness:

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evince document.pdf &

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