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F12 Drawing & Image Manipulation Programs gv

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Professor Gregory R. Kriehn
F12 gv

For some unknown reason, gv (ghostview), which is a postscript and PDF viewer, is no longer installed by default in Fedora. I find this to be absurd, but it can be fixed easily enough since it is located in Fedora Extras. To install it, use yum:
~> sudo yum install gv
Press 'y' when prompted to install the programs and any additional dependencies. After it is installed, source your ~/.bashrc file:
~> source ~/.bashrc
You are now ready to launch gv:
~> gv &
As an application to view postscript files, I find it to be highly useful, especially since you can chose which pages you would like to print within a postscript file before sending it to the printer.