adobe plugin for firefox not working

Peter N. Spotts pspotts at
Wed Jun 7 18:39:58 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-07 at 14:18 -0400, Jaime Davila wrote:
> Hello all,
> After a fresh install of dapper, with the 1.5.03 Firefox version that 
> installs automatically, and after adding acroread, acroread-plugins, and 
> Mozilla-acroread, PDF files fail to open inside Firefox. Instead, the 
> document opens outside of Firefox, in adobe reader.
> I have tried installing both through apt-get and synaptic, with the same 
> effect. Looking at "about:plugins" in Firefox doesn't list acrobat reader.
> Any ideas?


Check for a file called It should be
in /usr/local/Reader/Browser/intellux.

Then copy that file into your /home/~/.mozilla/plugins directory

Restart Firefox; it should work after than...


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