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Re: ghostscript?

On Thu, 2 Sep 2004, sven geier wrote:

> This may be a stupid-newbie-mistake or something, but I installed
> ghostscript and gv and when I type at the prompt
> % gv /path/to/some/ps/document
> gv comes up fine, then gives me an error alert-box that
> says "Unknown device: x11"
> Indeed, x11 does not seem to be one of the devices known to gs:
> %gs
> [snip]
> so how is gv supposed to work? I can't be the first one to note this and I'm
> sure there's something incredibly simple I have to do here somewhere but...
> [scratches head]

First off, questions regarding Cygwin and X11 should go to the
cygwin-xfree list.  Please move further discussions onto that list.  I'm
directing this reply there as well, and setting Reply-To: appropriately.

Secondly, this is a common problem.  Simply install the "ghostscript-x11"
P.S. CGF: should we create a "cygwin-x" alias for the cygwin-xfree list,
now that cygwin is using X.Org instead of XFree86?
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