18 Sep 2002 22:45:54 +0200
"H.S.Rai" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Today at 8:17am +0530 Dr V Ravichandran wrote:
> > ... this server using telnet. They are able to complie the latex
> > files. How do they preview their dvi files?
> Your requirement is not clear to me. AFAIK, you can't view dvi on
> telnet screen.
Depends on the capabilities of the terminal... IIRC, xterms also
support some Tektronics graphic terminal emulation, and there is some
ancient dvi driver for this available. In practice, this would
probably be less than useful.
But logging into a server via telnet does not necessarily mean that
you want to send the image data over the same connection. telnet may
export the DISPLAY variable IIRC, and so any X command started on the
telnet console (like xdvi) would try to open a window on the same X
server that the telnet was started on.
Unless you are connected via a high speed network connection, you'd
> Transfer file using ftp on window machine and use "dviscope" to view
or any other previewer.
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum