How to view a Word docx file (or many other kinds of file, for that matter) in the framebuffer -- that is, without loading X windows or some other GUI? ... libreoffice command line.
First, I added this to my ~/.bashrc file:
alias fbgs='fbgs -xxl'
Now, that only takes effect next time I log in, so for the moment I ran the same command from the command line. Then:
$ libreoffice --convert-to pdf test.docx $ fbgs test.pdf
And there is it! This is what I then can view:
The libreoffice command line is more than a little bit useful!Home