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I have downloaded the *nix verion, but it looks like I'd need to compile all that in C

Only if you download the source (which is usually what you get if you go directly to the home page of a project, but that's not the usual way most folks install software). You can probably get an Antiword package for your Linux distribution. If you use an RPM-based distro, for example, check on rpmfind.net. Gentoo also has an ebuild for it (app-text/antiword), (though you're probably not using Gentoo if compiling C code gives you a headache). I can't speak for Debian-based distros with any degree of certitude, as I've not recently used any of those except Knoppix, but I suspect apt-get antiword might make you Bob's nephew there. (That's a guess. If it doesn't work, ask someone who uses Debian. Last time I used Debian apt didn't exist yet; there was only dselect.)


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in thread Converting M$ Word --> PDF by peterr

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