No inverse searches for dvi files in ubuntu

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Mon Sep 29 17:46:59 UTC 2008

On Monday 29 September 2008 13:18, Vincenzo Ciancia wrote:
> On lun, 2008-09-29 at 13:00 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > 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.
> This is another important feature dropped for ubuntu without being
> noticed - just for the record.
> Having a decent dvi viewer was one of the strong points when showing
> ubuntu to windows users in my department. Now will I show xdvi? And what
> if my voice trembles when doing so? :) Notice that dvi is ONLY used
> because of inverse searches of latex code - or else pdf covers all the
> needs of a latex user and is more widely supported.
> Vincenzo

Did you try Okular?

Scott K

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