No inverse searches for dvi files in ubuntu

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Mon Sep 29 17:00:50 UTC 2008

On Monday 29 September 2008 10:24, Vincenzo Ciancia wrote:
> I see kdvi is no longer part of ubuntu, however it was the only user
> friendly viewer that supported inverse searches. How is one supposed to
> work with latex and inverse searches in intrepid? I don't see any proper
> way except perhaps for good old xdvi. Can kdvi be put back in intrepid?

It appears to be replaced by Okular in KDE4.  As a core part of the 
kdegraphics package there's no way to keep a KDE3 application, so it's gone 
for good.

Scott K

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