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# antiword 0.37
# =============
# As of 0.36 this howto installs the resource files into /usr/share/antiword
# If you're upgrading an older version of antiword and you have the
# /root/.antiword/ directory, you should remove it and everything in it
# unless you have customized files in there.

test -f installed/antiword-0.37.tar.gz &&
mv installed/antiword-0.37.tar.gz .
test ! -f antiword-0.37.tar.gz &&
mkdir -p -m 0700 src
cd src
find -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "antiword-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
tar xzvf ~/antiword-0.37.tar.gz
cd antiword-0.37
test $UID = 0 && chown -R root:root .

# Become root to install it

install -s antiword /usr/local/bin/
install kantiword /usr/local/bin/
install -m 644 Docs/antiword.1 /usr/local/man/man1/
install -d /usr/share/antiword
install -m 644 Resources/* /usr/share/antiword/

# Become yourself again

mkdir -p -m 0700 installed
rm -f installed/antiword-*.tar.*
mv antiword-0.37.tar.gz installed/

## To convert foo.doc to foo.pdf keeping it 'letter' size:
# antiword -a letter foo.doc > foo.pdf

## To convert foo.doc to keeping it 'letter' sized in landscape mode:
# antiword -p letter -L foo.doc >

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