Default pdf reader

Fábio Mendes niels_bohr at
Mon Sep 20 17:57:46 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 01:59 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 11:47 -0400, Denis Jacquerye wrote:
> > What happened to gnome-gv?
> gnome-gv is a postscript viewer, and is included in Warty. :-)
>From my experience, ggv works pretty fine and redered all pdf files that
gnome-pdf (did and) did not. Sometimes anti-aliasing was unsupported
where xpdf could handle it, but it's not a show stopper. The search
feature is missing but even xpdf seems to not get it right anyway. Xpdf
renders pages greatly, but is too slow even in fast machines (specially
with old bloated pdf files). My opinion is that gnome-gv would play nice
as the default pdf viewer, so we could drop xpdf.


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list