March 7, 2005
CLI Magic: Antiword
It's a simple fact of life. Most people have not yet found their way to freedom, and instead try to make themselves as comfortable as they can be in captivity. They suffer the burdens of the monopoly with only an occasional wince at the thought of malware or a curse because of their latest crash. This almost always means their word processing is done with MS Word. We've got to learn to deal with them, and their documents. Antiword is a very handy little tool for doing just that. Shake the cobwebs of the GUI out of your head and meet me at the CLI and I'll show you how to use it.