Gnome PDF viewer? It uses xpdf by default

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Sep 22 20:41:06 UTC 2004

On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 03:00:42AM +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 15:37 +0100, Paul Sladen wrote:
> > At the end of the day, Gpdf and Kpdf are both front-ends to Xpdf and its
> > rasteriser.  At the moment Gpdf is missing functionality like a Print menu
> > item, but in the long run, I believe the intention is to ship Gpdf when it
> > gets there.
> (Note that gpdf in universe, as shipped in GNOME 2.8 has full printing
> support, it just doesn't support text searching and Type3 fonts.)

This is becoming a FAQ; would you add it to the wiki?

 - mdz

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