Re: Firefox and PDF incompatibility
On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 07:59:49AM -0800, Kelly Clowers wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 03:22, Merciadri Luca
> <Luca.Merciadri@student.ulg.ac.be> wrote:
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> > Hi,
> > When opening PDFs documents in Firefox (e.g. by clicking on a PDF link
> > in a webpage), it sometimes happens to my Firefox to stuck when
> > loading the PDF. The PDF seems to be completely downloaded, but does
> > not load in the acrobat plug-in. However, Firefox is still stable and
> > responds correctly in other tabs.
> > It looks like there's some issue with the Firefox-acrobat reader
> > plugin. I noticed this on other computers running Linux and Firefox,
> > even on different distros and acroread versions.
> > I am running Firefox 10.0.1., but have got the same problem on Firefox
> > 10.0. I am running acroread 9.0 but tried with other versions as well.
> > Thanks for any info.
> My first two questions are:
> 1) Do you really need Adobe Reader features or will Evince or Okular
> or similar work for you? Poppler-based PDF readers are really very
> good nowadays.
This is my recommendation.
acroread is non-free.
Install evince or xpdf, and tell ICEWEASEL to use that.
Works great here.
all tony, all the time!