Default pdf reader

Jeff Waugh jeff.waugh at
Mon Sep 20 15:33:19 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 16:22 +0100, Nuno Ferreira wrote:
> is there any reason why the default pdf reader is xpdf instead of gpdf?
> gpdf integrates with the rest of the desktop better that xpdf and you
> could remove lesstif from the default install.

Unfortunately, there are still some kinds of common PDF files that gpdf
doesn't render well, plus it doesn't have text search capability. I
think those issues will be solved in GNOME 2.10, so we can have gdpf in
all its glory. :-)


- Jeff

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