To uncompress and unpack the archive use
tar -xvf a0poster.tar
This creates a directory a0poster containing all the necessary files.
This directory will contain an example called poster.tex which can be modified to include your own material.
The format is a three column poster with separate header for title, authors, contact, etc. and includes the university crest. Click on the image below to see the final result.
Compile it using
Print it to poster.ps using
dvips -P a0 poster -o
View it using
Reduce to a4 size using
./psa0toa4 poster.ps postera4.ps
NB. you might need to change/delete the first line of the script psa0toa4 so that it works on your machine. The script has been written to work within the bash shell and calls the psresize command.
The README.a0poster file contains all of the above instructions
OUCS have a facility to print a0 colour posters