ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 22, Issue 100
l_tambiah at linuxmail.org
Tue Jun 6 14:36:41 UTC 2006
> On 06/06/06, Lee Tambiah <l_tambiah at linuxmail.org> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2006-06-06 at 19:37 +0800, Marc Wiriadisastra wrote:
> > > > You just have to fill out a form to enter your details. You don't need
> > > > to enter your Credit card details.
> > > >
> > > > I've downloaded all of them :)
> > >
> > > Okay... I have managed to download the "Ubuntu Desktop Stater Guide"....
> > > but Evince fails to display it ! It can read the contents table in the
> > > left pane, but fails to display anything useful/readable in the main
> > > view. I tried with every other PDF viewer I could think of: xpdf, gpdf,
> > > kpdf, but all fail.
> > > My last attempt was with Acrobat Reader, which thank god manages to
> > > display it properly.
> > >
> > > A Guide on Dapper that can't be read on Dapper... a book about
> > > open-source, that can't be read on anything but a proprietary pdf
> > > reader.... hmmmm... :-(
> > This is a BIG concern, I am going to try this myself to confirm it,
> > but we can't allow a document to only be opened in a proprietry solution
> > it breaks the FLOSS philosophy. We should be free to view any document, in
> > any program. I refuse to put adobe on my machine...
I downloaded the pdf Ubuntu guide for desktop and Evince displays it fine.
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